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Definitions of movable

  1. Goods, wares, or furniture that can be carried from place to place. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. An article of wares or goods; a commodity; a piece of property not fixed, or not a part of real estate; generally, in the plural, goods; wares; furniture. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Anything that can be moved. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. (of personal property as opposed to real estate) can be moved from place to place (especially carried by hand) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. Capable of being moved, lifted, carried, drawn, turned, or conveyed, or in any way made to change place or posture; susceptible of motion; not fixed or stationary; as, a movable steam engine. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Capable of being changed or carried from one place or position to another; changing from one time to another; as, Easter is a movable feast. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. That may be moved, lifted, etc.: not fixed: changing from one time to another. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. MOVABLENESS, MOVABILITY. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. That may be moved. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. Capable of being moved. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. That may be moved or carried from one place to another; susceptible of motion; shifting from one time to another; portable. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for movable

  1. " The hind- limb of the Gorilla, therefore, ends in a true foot with a very movable great toe. – The Antiquity of Man by Charles Lyell
  2. Unless some other provision is made in the cellar plan for the coal, a strong bin, with one section movable should be built for it in the furnace room. – The Complete Home by Various
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