Type: adjective, noun

Definitions: (adjective) If something is variable, it can change. (noun) A variable is something that may not always be the same.

Examples: (adjective) The temperature in the area is highly variable. (noun) In life insurance, gender is an important variable because men generally die younger than women.

Synonyms: nouns: value, figure. adjectives: changeable, unstable.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 1 A