Definitions for interchangeableˌɪn tərˈtʃeɪn dʒə bəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. interchangeable(adj)

    (mathematics, logic) such that the arguments or roles can be interchanged

    "the arguments of the symmetric relation, `is a sister of,' are interchangeable"

  2. exchangeable, interchangeable, similar, standardized, standardised(adj)

    capable of replacing or changing places with something else; permitting mutual substitution without loss of function or suitability

    "interchangeable electric outlets" "interchangeable parts"

Wiktionary

  1. interchangeable(Adjective)

    Freely substitutable. May be swapped at will.

    Eli Whitney's development of interchangeable parts was a breakthrough for modern manufacturing. Prior to that each part had to be made custom.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Interchangeable(adj)

    admitting of exchange or mutual substitution

  2. Interchangeable(adj)

    following each other in alternate succession; as, the four interchangeable seasons

  3. Origin: [Cf. OF. entrechangeable.]

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. George Allen:

    It's the way they were raised. Everyone is in charge, i think they are interchangeable to a certain degree.

  2. Gore Vidal:

    Apparently, a democracy is a place where numerous elections are held at great cost without issues and with interchangeable candidates.

  3. Managing Director Robert Brumley:

    There are many reports of people defeating energy-saving devices in buildings because they want fresh air and prop doors open. the inhabitants of cities are not just interchangeable individuals that can be dropped into experimental settings; they are diverse communities with varied cultures, expectations and behavioral patterns which grow up over time.

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