interchangeableness


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in·ter·change·a·ble

 (ĭn′tər-chān′jə-bəl)
adj.
Capable of being interchanged: interchangeable items of clothing; interchangeable automotive parts.

in′ter·change′a·bil′i·ty, in′ter·change′a·ble·ness n.
in′ter·change′a·bly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.interchangeableness - the quality of being capable of exchange or interchange
changeability, changeableness - the quality of being changeable; having a marked tendency to change; "the changeableness of the weather"
duality - (geometry) the interchangeability of the roles of points and planes in the theorems of projective geometry
transferability - the quality of being transferable or exchangeable; "sterling transferability affords a means of multilateral settlement for....trade between nondollar countries"
convertibility - the quality of being exchangeable (especially the ability to convert a currency into gold or other currencies without restriction)
inconvertibility - the quality of not being exchangeable; "the inconvertibility of their currency made international trade impossible"
commutability, replaceability, substitutability - exchangeability by virtue of being replaceable
liquidity - being in cash or easily convertible to cash; debt paying ability
permutability, permutableness, transposability - ability to change sequence
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