American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. That can be interchanged: interchangeable items of clothing; interchangeable automotive parts.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of being interchanged; admitting of exchange.
- Appearing in alternate succession.
- adj. Freely substitutable. May be swapped at will.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Admitting of exchange or mutual substitution.
- adj. Following each other in alternate succession.
- adj. (mathematics, logic) such that the arguments or roles can be interchanged
- adj. capable of replacing or changing places with something else; permitting mutual substitution without loss of function or suitability
“That was where she went for her "pretty young boys," the term interchangeable with "talent.”
“Only if you think that “regulate” is a term interchangeable with “to take over completely”.”
“Is it flixter or flixster or is the name interchangeable?”
“Whether called "comic books" or "graphic novels" -- some consider the terms interchangeable, others see differences in form and scope -- these works emphasize powerful storytelling, on subjects as broad as those found in any other published works, from autobiography to fantasy to war reportage to humor.”
“Sea and sun and civilisation became terms interchangeable with life, his life, and they were loaded there on the sled for which he waited.”
“You are not using the word interchangeable correctly, he never used both of them, he merely used one consistently.”
“The semantic equivalence of being, will, and power-each term interchangeable with the other two-is indicative of Schmitt's ultimate innovation in political philosophy, his discovery of the field of onto-existential politics.”
“Most methods and materials used by the French armed forces are "interchangeable" - that's to say they conform to Nato norms - along with the English spoken.”
“Shops and hotels have a lot of visible security: mustachioed men in interchangeable police-like khaki uniforms, their cloth-patch badges with a standard-issue space for the firm’s name above the word ‘security’.”
“Not just in the Los Angeles Unified School District, but everywhere, public education borrowed the notion of interchangeable parts from industry and applied it to teaching.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘interchangeable’.
A list of words that are odd or words that I have looked up.
includes words of the "Prodcom list"
Words that I like, that I don't use often enough, that are new to me, that friends and family have taught me, and so on.
Hopefully, I'll be using this site for more than one year. It will be fun then to look back and see what new words I found worthy of notice in any given year.
All words spotted in 2008...
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