Adjective "interchangeable" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


(of two things) able to be interchanged.
  1. 'the V8 engines are all interchangeable with each other'
  2. 'The modules are fully interchangeable with each other so they can be used and secured in place, without the need for blocking and bracing, in any of the MS&T containers.'
  3. 'The euro will not change the terms of any existing contract and, from 1999, any reference to an EMU zone currency will be interchangeable with the euro at the given conversion rate.'
  4. 'The Pharmacy and Therapeutics Subcommittee considers cefoxitin and cefotetan to be therapeutically equivalent and interchangeable antibiotics.'
  5. 'Compliance does not imply that a component is fully interoperable or interchangeable with other similar complaint components from other manufacturers.'
  6. 'Fiat owners will also have access to our full range of spare parts - most of which are fully interchangeable with Fiat spares.'
  7. 'In the case of wood, the separate butt-stocks and forends appear to be identical and interchangeable.'
  8. 'The FCC's two top issues are determining the boundaries for areas where numbers can be swapped and deciding whether wireline numbers will be interchangeable with wireless ones.'
  9. 'The key consideration was that the replacement part had to be interchangeable with the original one.'
  10. 'Our guns are so exacting their parts are interchangeable with first generation Colts.'
  11. 'The Boeing 767s were largely interchangeable with the Airbus A310-200s albeit the 767s had a somewhat longer range.'
  12. 'Commentary, National Review and The Weekly Standard are nearly interchangeable in terms of foreign policy and empire.'
  13. 'Kristeva comments upon the fluid, interchangeable identities of Proust's characters.'
  14. 'Still, I attempted to search for an identification figure among the morass of interchangeable horndogs.'
  15. 'Now the names are interchangeable with US rappers.'
  16. 'Psychoanalytically speaking, the two events are very closely related, if not identical and interchangeable.'
  17. 'The conclusion of this report was that sponsorship was now essentially interchangeable with advertising in terms of placing brand images and deliberately targeting the young.'
  18. 'Apparently our leaders do, viewing people as interchangeable cogs.'
  19. 'There are some problems with the screenplay, most notably the kids being as interchangeable as those two Olsen twins.'
  20. 'In the other, the individual is interchangeable, for if all are equal in every way, one will do as well as the other.'
  21. 'As New York strip clubs get more upscale and the dancers grow more homogenous and interchangeable, neo-burlesque is an arena where individuality rules.'


1. (of two things) capable of being put or used in the place of each other: interchangeable symbols.

2. (of one thing) capable of replacing or changing places with something else: an interchangeable part.

More examples(as adjective)

"terms can be interchangeable with prices."

"rigs can be interchangeable with boards."

"bits can be interchangeable in/at/on years."

"spirits can be interchangeable in forms."

"sons can be interchangeable in forms."

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