Definition of "movable" []

  • Possible to move: a movable stove; a movable rock. (adjective)
  • Varying in date from year to year: a movable holiday. (adjective)
  • Law Of or relating to personal property that can be moved. (adjective)
  • Something, especially a piece of furniture, that can be moved. (noun)
  • Law Personal property. Often used in the plural. (noun)
  • Able to be moved or rearranged; not fixed (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • (esp of religious festivals such as Easter) varying in date from year to year (adjective)
  • Denoting or relating to personal property as opposed to realty (adjective)
  • (of type) cast singly so that each character is on a separate piece of type suitable for composition by hand, as founder's type (adjective)
  • A movable article, esp a piece of furniture (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "movable" in a sentence
  • "I have 5 websites and the following 3 blogs: callingtheshots.; evolvingboomers. com written in movable type; evolutionoftrading."
  • "He decided to use his goldsmithing skills to mold what became known as movable type and to use type in his new printing press to print the one book he knew would sell -- the Bible."
  • "Houses and lands are not mentioned among the emir's wealth, as nomadic tribes dwell in movable tents and live chiefly by pasture, the right to the soil not being appropriated by individuals."