Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Reciprocally; with interchange of terms; by conversion.
- adv. in a convertible manner
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. In a convertible manner.
- convertible + -ly (Wiktionary)
“I will not say that the terms idea and notion may not be used convertibly, if the world will have it so; but yet it conduceth to clearness and propriety that we distinguish things very different by different names.”
“Whereas if any part of the expression do not apply to everything that falls under the same species, it is impossible that the expression as a whole should be peculiar: for it will not be predicated convertibly with the object; e.g. ‘a walking biped animal six feet high’: for an expression of that kind is not predicated convertibly with the term, because the attribute”
“A ‘property’ is a predicate which does not indicate the essence of a thing, but yet belongs to that thing alone, and is predicated convertibly of it.”
“For constructive purposes, on the other hand, see if he has avoided rendering the property as partaken of, or as showing the essence, though the subject is predicated convertibly with it: for then what is stated not to be a property will be a property.”
“Thus (e.g.) he who has stated that to be ‘naturally sentient’ is a property of ‘animal’ has rendered the property neither as partaken of nor as showing the essence, though the subject is predicated convertibly with it; and so to be”
“Of the rest, the property is most nearly of this kind: for it is easier to demolish, because as a rule it contains several terms; while it is the hardest to establish, both because of the number of things that people must be brought to accept, and, besides this, because it belongs to its subject alone and is predicated convertibly with its subject.”
“For every predicate of a subject must of necessity be either convertible with its subject or not: and if it is convertible, it would be its definition or property, for if it signifies the essence, it is the definition; if not, it is a property: for this was what a property is, viz. what is predicated convertibly, but does not signify the essence.”
“In speaking of ancient nations, the words "Religion" and "Mythology" are generally used indiscriminately and convertibly.”
“It was probably intended to express a moment of electric passion; but there was something so forced, and at the same time so ineffectual in the execution of the feebly fantastic design, that it became the duty of impartial criticism, to advise Mr. Ludlow, if he must continue to paint at all, to paint either girls or flowers, but not both at once, or both together, or convertibly.”
“[Greek: tas epistolas Ignatious tas pemphtheisas hêmin hup 'autou] it is sufficient to advert to the fact that, like the Latin _epistolæ_, the plural [Greek: epistolai] is frequently used convertibly with the singular [Greek: epistolê] for a single letter [114: 1], and indeed appears to be so used in an earlier passage by Polycarp himself of”
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