Definition of permutable in English:

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Pronunciation: /pəˈmjuːtəb(ə)l/


1Liable to change.
Example sentences
  • It is a very permutable undertaking trying to develop Discovery Park.
  • I that matter hold more honorable which in it selfe is firme, not permutable.
  • They follow a very permutable border between organization and movement.
2Able to be changed or exchanged.
Example sentences
  • Because they are letter-like units they are far more easily permutable than actual speech sounds.
  • The resultant formulae are productive, being permutable and much more informative than those composed of simple algorithms.
  • Some letters are permutable, being such in general as are formed by the same organs.


Late Middle English: from late Latin permutabilis 'liable to change, changeable', from permutare (see permute) + -able.

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