What does interchangeably mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term interchangeably:

Princeton's WordNet

  1. interchangeably(adverb)

    in an interchangeable manner

    "these terms can be used interchangeably"


  1. interchangeably(Adverb)

    with the ability of being interchanged or swapped

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Interchangeably(adv.)

    Alternately; in a manner whereby each gives and receives.

    In these two things the East and West churches did interchangeably both confront the Jews and concur with them. Hook.

    This in myself I boldly will defend,
    And interchangeably hurl down my gage
    Upon this overweening traitor's foot. William Shakespeare, R. II.

    These articles were signed by our plenipotentiaries, and those of Holland; but not by the French, although it ought to have been done interchangeably; and the ministers here prevailed on the queen to execute a ratification of articles, which only one part had signed. Jonathan Swift.

  2. Origin: from interchangeable.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of interchangeably in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of interchangeably in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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