Mutable vs Modifiable - What's the difference?

mutable | modifiable | Synonyms |

Mutable is a synonym of modifiable.


As adjectives the difference between mutable and modifiable

is that mutable is changeable; inclined to mutate while modifiable is capable of being modified; subject to modification.

mutable

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Changeable; inclined to mutate.
  • (programming, of a variable) Having a value that is changeable during program execution.
  • Antonyms

    * immutable

    See also

    * alterable ----

    modifiable

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Capable of being modified; subject to modification.
  • Synonyms

    * (subject to modification) changeable, mutable

    Antonyms

    * (subject to modification) unmodifiable ----