Capable of becoming changed
- capable of being altered or modified in a few characteristic
- (of the discipline ordered by a court) effective at becoming changed to at least one less severe
- Capable of becoming altered.
1520s, from change + -able. Related: Alterably; alterability.
(a.) Capable of becoming altered.
From this oppressive feeling he found relief in the thought set forth in the opening of the second book of his Political Economy - that, while the conditions of production have the necessity of physical laws, the distribution of what is produced among the various classes of producers is a matter of human arrangement, dependent upon alterable customs and institutions.