convertible

[ kuh n-vur-tuh-buh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF convertible
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONVERTIBLE

An A-motored convertible whined past on the road, but Hogey went unseen.

They are convertible for either silver or gold at Reykjavik.

One has well said that Hinduism and caste are convertible terms.

This is the great recommendation of Broadway; everything in it is convertible.

It is convertible into creative and constructive philosophy.

These sons all were disposable, convertible to some aim or end.

Performance of duty and observance of morality are convertible terms.

The whole is convertible, sometimes into arable, and sometimes pasture.

I here assume that they may be used as convertible, for most purposes.

It certainly is not convertible into feelings, sights and—even sounds!

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French convertible (13c.), from Late Latin convertibilis "changeable," from Latin convertere (see convert (v.)). The noun is recorded from 1610s; meaning "automobile with a fold-down top" is from 1916.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CONVERTIBLE

adaptable

adjectiveable and usually willing to change
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