alterable

[awl-ter-uh-buh l]

adjective

capable of being altered.

Nearby words

  1. alte pinakothek,
  2. alter,
  3. alter ego,
  4. alter idem,
  5. alter.,
  6. alterant,
  7. alteration,
  8. alterative,
  9. altercate,
  10. altercation

Origin of alterable

First recorded in 1520–30; alter + -able

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Word Origin and History for alterable

alterable

adj.

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper