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Synonyms for variable
ˈvɛər i ə bəlvari·able

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Wiktionary

  1. variablenoun

    Synonyms:
    variable quantity, parameter, changeable, alterable, unstable, fluctuating, mutable, unsteady, flexible, varying, aberrant, fickle, inconstant, shifting

    Antonyms:
    constant, invariable, unchangeable, unalterable, immutable, unchanging

  2. variablenoun

    able to vary

    Synonyms:
    parameter, variable quantity, changeable, shifting, unsteady, mutable, flexible, varying, fluctuating, fickle, unstable, aberrant, inconstant, alterable

    Antonyms:
    constant, invariable, immutable, unchanging, unchangeable, unalterable

  3. variablenoun

    likely to vary

    There are several variables to consider here.

    Synonyms:
    parameter, changeable, variable quantity, mutable, shifting, fickle, flexible, inconstant, varying, alterable, fluctuating, aberrant, unstable, unsteady

    Antonyms:
    invariable, constant, unchanging, immutable, unchangeable, unalterable

  4. variablenoun

    marked by diversity or difference

    Synonyms:
    changeable, variable quantity, parameter, unsteady, aberrant, unstable, inconstant, fickle, varying, fluctuating, flexible, mutable, alterable, shifting

    Antonyms:
    invariable, constant, unchangeable, unchanging, unalterable, immutable

  5. variablenoun

    having no fixed quantitative value

    Synonyms:
    variable quantity, parameter, changeable, inconstant, varying, mutable, fluctuating, aberrant, fickle, unstable, alterable, flexible, unsteady, shifting

    Antonyms:
    invariable, constant, unchangeable, unchanging, unalterable, immutable

  6. variablenoun

    tending to deviate from a normal or recognized type

    Synonyms:
    variable quantity, changeable, parameter, flexible, aberrant, fluctuating, varying, mutable, unstable, shifting, inconstant, fickle, unsteady, alterable

    Antonyms:
    invariable, constant, unchangeable, unalterable, unchanging, immutable

  7. variablenoun

    a variable star

    Synonyms:
    changeable, variable quantity, parameter

    Antonyms:
    constant, invariable

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. variable

    Synonyms:
    changeable, mutable, fickle, capricious, wavering, unsteady, inconstant, shifting

    Antonyms:
    unchanging, unchangeable, immutable, constant, firm, true, fast, stanch, unwavering, steady, unalterable, invariable

Princeton's WordNet

  1. variablenoun

    something that is likely to vary; something that is subject to variation

    "the weather is one variable to be considered"

    Synonyms:
    variable star, variable quantity

    Antonyms:
    unvaried, constant, strict, invariant, invariable, unadaptable, unvarying, hard-and-fast, changeless

  2. variable, variable quantitynoun

    a quantity that can assume any of a set of values

    Synonyms:
    variable star, variable quantity

    Antonyms:
    unadaptable, invariant, strict, unvarying, constant, changeless, hard-and-fast, invariable, unvaried

  3. variable star, variablenoun

    a star that varies noticeably in brightness

    Synonyms:
    variable star, variable quantity

    Antonyms:
    constant, unvarying, hard-and-fast, invariant, invariable, unadaptable, unvaried, changeless, strict

  4. variableadjective

    a symbol (like x or y) that is used in mathematical or logical expressions to represent a variable quantity

    Synonyms:
    variable star, variable quantity

    Antonyms:
    invariant, hard-and-fast, unvarying, changeless, unvaried, invariable, unadaptable, constant, strict

  5. variableadjective

    liable to or capable of change

    "rainfall in the tropics is notoriously variable"; "variable winds"; "variable expenses"

    Synonyms:
    varying

    Antonyms:
    unvarying, hard-and-fast, changeless, invariant, constant, strict, unvaried, unadaptable, invariable

  6. varying, variableadjective

    marked by diversity or difference

    "the varying angles of roof slope"; "nature is infinitely variable"

    Synonyms:
    varying

    Antonyms:
    hard-and-fast, unvarying, constant, invariant, unadaptable, changeless, invariable, strict, unvaried

  7. variableadjective

    (used of a device) designed so that a property (as e.g. light) can be varied

    "a variable capacitor"; "variable filters in front of the mercury xenon lights"

    Synonyms:
    varying

    Antonyms:
    unvarying, unvaried, changeless, invariant, unadaptable, constant, strict, invariable, hard-and-fast

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. variableadjective

    Synonyms:
    changeable, mutable

  2. variableadjective

    Synonyms:
    inconstant, unsteady, fickle, vacillating, wavering, fluctuating, fitful, undecided

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. variableadjective

    Synonyms:
    mutable, changeable, changeable

    Antonyms:
    invariable, unchangeable

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "variable":

    variables, varying, variability, floating, varies, varied, vary, fluctuating

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How to use variable in a sentence?

  1. Mark Nixon:

    We removed every other variable we could to test the hypothesis, which is why we used a green screen, all we had was a person walking in a series of images. We look at the motion of the body and the body parts, then measured those with a computer to get a set of numbers. And as long as we get the same set of numbers for each person, we can achieve recognition.

  2. Brian Ferguson:

    We take a long-term view of the dividend and target a sustainable payout level, i do not want a variable dividend.

  3. Advocate General:

    Fixing the ratio of variable remuneration to basic salaries does not equate to a 'cap on bankers bonuses', or fixing the level of pay, because there is no limit imposed on the basic salaries that the bonuses are pegged against.

  4. Neil Bradley:

    It is next to impossible to in real time isolate one variable.

  5. Doug Biesecker:

    It's a very complicated issue, does the sun have a role in our variable climate? Yes. Is the dominant role? No. Even the concept of the sun being responsible for Europe's mini ice age -- it's not hard-and-fast true.


Translations for variable

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  • متغيرArabic
  • dəyișkənAzerbaijani
  • variableCatalan, Valencian
  • proměnný, variabilní, proměnná, proměnlivý, faktorCzech
  • Variable, Parameter, variabel, Variablensymbol, Platzhalter, SymbolGerman
  • μεταβλητή, άστατος, ευμετάβλητος, μεταβλητός, ευμετάβολοςGreek
  • variaEsperanto
  • variableSpanish
  • muutujaEstonian
  • متغیرPersian
  • vaihteleva, muuttuja, muuttuvaFinnish
  • paramètre, variableFrench
  • variable, variábelGalician
  • משתנהHebrew
  • चर, परिवर्तनHindi
  • változóHungarian
  • variabelIndonesian
  • modificabile, flessiblie, regolabile, variabile, parametroItalian
  • מִשְׁתַנHebrew
  • 変数, 変わりやすい, 変わりうる, 可変, 変項Japanese
  • 변수, 變數Korean
  • taurangi, tāupeMāori
  • променлива, променливMacedonian
  • boleh ubahMalay
  • veranderlijke, veranderlijk, variabel, onbestendig, variabele, wisselend, schommelend, regelbaar, variabele waardeDutch
  • avvikende, variabel, varierendeNorwegian
  • zmienny, zmiennaPolish
  • variávelPortuguese
  • variabil, variabilă, parametru, schimbabilRomanian
  • переменный, непостоянный, изменчивый, переменная, неизвестное, неизвестнаяRussian
  • variabel, reglerbar, parameter, föränderlig, avvikande, flexibel, ostadig, ombytlig, ställbar, rörlig, växlande, omväxlande, varierandeSwedish
  • மாறிTamil
  • చర, చరరాశి, చరము, అస్థిర, మారే, మారగలTelugu
  • ตัวแปรThai
  • değişkenTurkish
  • ЗміннаUkrainian
  • biên sô, 變數Vietnamese
  • 變量Chinese

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