- a quantity or function that may assume any given value or set of values.
- a symbol that represents this.
SYNONYMS FOR variable
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Origin of variable
OTHER WORDS FROM variable
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH variablevariable , variant
How to use variable in a sentence
This will give you much more success with whatever features might be built now or in the future because they are typically built around the idea that a dependent variable can be optimized.Q&A: How marketers can keep pace in the DSP features race|Nexstar|November 12, 2020|Digiday
But, like a choose-your-own-adventure game, the variables to this basic formula are endless.How to make pan gravy with or without meat drippings|Daniela Galarza|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
The virus’s highly variable incubation period, which can extend as long as 14 days, makes it risky to rely on a negative test result, Walensky said.Thanksgiving advice for college students: If you’re going home, start preparing soon, experts say.|Allyson Chiu|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
Infectious-disease experts say the future of the pandemic is not fixed, and human behavior is the key variable.State and local leaders order new restrictions amid autumn’s coronavirus surge|Joel Achenbach, Karin Brulliard|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
It’s seeking to raise base compensation for some of its more senior employees as much as 20% while reducing variable pay, according to people with knowledge of the matter.Deutsche Bank’s unlikely comeback continues as the lender delivers an earnings beat and signals a boost to bonuses|Bernhard Warner|October 28, 2020|Fortune
These two women knew and loved and trusted each other without a shadow of doubt or variableness.The Man Between|Amelia E. Barr
Is not that kind of variableness common to our poor human nature—independent of peacocks' feathers?Mount Royal, Volume 2 of 3|Mary Elizabeth Braddon
You are not solicitous about hours or days or months or years, the variableness of the weather or the change of seasons.Curiosities of Christian History|Croake James
And a variable climate has, too, nothing to do with it, for what variableness could exceed an Alaska winter.Wilderness, A Journal of Quiet Adventure in Alaska|Rockwell Kent
Perhaps the proximity or remoteness of their nests was the chief cause of this variableness in their behavior.Birds of the Rockies|Leander Sylvester Keyser