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ADJECTIVE (3)

1. suitable to be exchanged;

2. capable of being exchanged for or replaced by something of equal value;
- Example: "convertible securities"
[syn: convertible, exchangeable]

3. capable of replacing or changing places with something else; permitting mutual substitution without loss of function or suitability;
- Example: "interchangeable electric outlets"
- Example: "interchangeable parts"
[syn: exchangeable, interchangeable, similar, standardized, standardised]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Exchangeable \Ex*change"a*ble\, a. [Cf.F. ['e]changeable.] 1. Capable of being exchanged; fit or proper to be exchanged. [1913 Webster] The officers captured with Burgoyne were exchangeable within the powers of General Howe. --Marshall. [1913 Webster] 2. Available for making exchanges; ratable. "An exchangeable value." --J. S. Mill. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

exchangeable adj 1: suitable to be exchanged [ant: unexchangeable] 2: capable of being exchanged for or replaced by something of equal value; "convertible securities" [syn: convertible, exchangeable] [ant: inconvertible, unconvertible, unexchangeable] 3: capable of replacing or changing places with something else; permitting mutual substitution without loss of function or suitability; "interchangeable electric outlets" "interchangeable parts" [syn: exchangeable, interchangeable, similar, standardized, standardised]