from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Capable of being replaced.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Capable or admitting of being put back into a place.
  • adj. Admitting of having its place supplied by a like thing or an equivalent.
  • adj. Capable of being replaced (by), or of being exchanged (for).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being replaced; that may be replaced.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. capable of being replaced


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

replace +‎ -able


  • It builds in replaceable “feet” that you know in time will deteriorate.

    Build An A-Frame Vegetable Trellis For Small Footprint Gardening | Lifehacker Australia

  • Endpapers have always been replaceable, that is until the fetishists took over the collecting game.

    Dear Bibliobull - re-endpapering

  • User replaceable: the battery is user replaceable, which is handy in case it completely dies (yes, it happens).

    Original Signal - Transmitting Gadgets

  • Unions aren't perfect, and they don't always pick the right causes to fight for, but they have to exist precisely because the vast majority of workers are replaceable, which is to say not special, which is to say vulnerable.

    Suburban Guerrilla

  • The battery lasts a week or more with Whispernet turned off and is user replaceable, which is a big plus.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Gadgets

  • Like some other special homemade toys we own, they understand these dolls aren't "replaceable" the way a Polly Pocket would be.

    On Costly Toys

  • Animators - 2D and 3D alike - are as "replaceable" as they ever were.

    Disney Tuesday

  • Everyone is "replaceable" and everyone is a unique snowflake ... some are just more useful snowflakes than others.

    Got something off my desk!

  • As with the iPhone, the rechargeable lithium-polymer battery in the soon-to-be-released not user-replaceable, meaning you have to send the gadgets to Apple for servicing.


  • And in this sense I recognize that the prospective persons are not fully 'replaceable': despite being of equal value, there is a morally relevant difference between world A, where only Anne has a child, and world B, where only Beth has a child.

    Philosophy, et cetera


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