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Synonyms for variable

Synonyms for (noun) variable

Synonyms: variable, variable quantity Definition: a quantity that can assume any of a set of values

Similar words: quantity Definition: the concept that something has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variable

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

Similar words: symbol Definition: an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance

Synonyms: variable Definition: something that is likely to vary; something that is subject to variation Usage: the weather is one variable to be considered

Similar words: thing Definition: a separate and self-contained entity

Synonyms: variable, variable star Definition: a star that varies noticeably in brightness

Similar words: star Definition: (astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior

Synonyms for (adjective) variable

Synonyms: variable Definition: (used of a device) designed so that a property (as e.g. light) can be varied Usage: a variable capacitor; variable filters in front of the mercury xenon lights

Similar words: adaptable Definition: capable of adapting (of becoming or being made suitable) to a particular situation or use Usage: to succeed one must be adaptable; the frame was adaptable to cloth bolts of different widths

Synonyms: variable Definition: liable to or capable of change Usage: rainfall in the tropics is notoriously variable; variable winds; variable expenses

Similar words: unsettled, uncertain, changeable Definition: subject to change Usage: a changeable climate; the weather is uncertain; unsettled weather with rain and hail and sunshine coming one right after the other

Similar words: covariant Definition: changing so that interrelations with another variable quantity or set of quantities remain unchanged

Similar words: multivariate Definition: pertaining to any procedure involving two or more variables

Similar words: protean Definition: taking on different forms Usage: eyes...of that baffling protean grey which is never twice the same

Similar words: shifting Definition: continuously varying Usage: taffeta with shifting colors

Similar words: variant Definition: exhibiting variation and change Usage: letters variant in size

Similar words: versatile Definition: changeable or inconstant Usage: versatile moods

Synonyms: variable, varying Definition: marked by diversity or difference Usage: the varying angles of roof slope; nature is infinitely variable

Similar words: varied Definition: characterized by variety Usage: immigrants' varied ethnic and religious traditions; his work is interesting and varied