alterable

[ awl-ter-uh-buh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF alterable
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ALTERABLE

Must we regard this emotional endowment of woman as permanent or alterable?

Their acts are "alterable" by the Board of Overseers, to whom they are responsible.

So if Truth is an alterable and shifting concept, must not morality likewise be variable?

But all the other laws of Scotland shall remain in force; but alterable by the parliament of Great Britain.

Our sentence we cannot alter; a Court's sentence is alterable only by appeal; your Majesty decides where the appeal is to lie!

This proves, that the very men who had made that constitution, understood that it would be alterable by the General Assembly.

It is not shackled with a Bill of Rights, and every part of it, is at any time, alterable by an ordinary Legislature.

Our dinner-hour is four: but alterable without inconvenience to earlier or later.

The provisions with respect to this second order fall within the class of enactments which are alterable by the Irish Legislature.

The manner of it is very alterable; the matter and fact of it is not alterable by any power under the sky.

WORD ORIGIN

1520s, from alter + -able. Related: Alterably; alterability.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ALTERABLE

adaptable

adjectiveable and usually willing to change
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