AskDefine | Define movable

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movable adj
1 (of personal property as opposed to real estate) can be moved from place to place (especially carried by hand)
2 capable of being moved or conveyed from one place to another [syn: moveable, transferable, transferrable, transportable]

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Adjective

movable
  1. 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.
  2. Changing from one time to another; as, movable feasts, i. e., church festivals, the date of which varies from year to year.

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Noun

movable
  1. Something which is movable; 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.

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