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con·vert·i·ble

 (kən-vûr′tə-bəl)
adj.
1. Capable of being converted: a convertible sofa bed.
2. Having a top that can be folded back or removed: a convertible automobile.
3. Lawfully exchangeable for gold or another currency: dollars convertible into yen.
n.
1. Something that can be converted.
2. A convertible automobile.
3. A convertible security.

con·vert′i·bil′i·ty n.
con·vert′i·bly adv.
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convertible

(kənˈvɜːtəbəl)
adj
1. capable of being converted
2. (Automotive Engineering) (of a car) having a folding or removable roof
3. (Banking & Finance) finance
a. a bond or debenture that can be converted to ordinary or preference shares on a fixed date at a fixed price
b. (of a paper currency) exchangeable on demand for precious metal to an equivalent value
c. Canadian (of a mortgage)able to be converted into a longer term mortgage without financial penalty
n
(Automotive Engineering) a car with a folding or removable roof
conˌvertiˈbility, conˈvertibleness n
conˈvertibly adv
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con•vert•i•ble

(kənˈvɜr tə bəl)

adj.
1. capable of being converted.
2. having a folding top, as an automobile.
3. exchangeable for something of equal value: a convertible currency.
4. having a seat, often with a mattress beneath it, that folds out for use as a bed: a convertible sofa.
n.
5. an automobile or boat with a folding top.
6. a convertible sofa.
7. a convertible bond or security.
[1350–1400; < Medieval Latin]
con•vert`i•bil′i•ty, con•vert′i•ble•ness, n.
con•vert′i•bly, adv.
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convertible

- If terms are interchangeable or synonymous, they are convertible.
See also related terms for interchangeable.
Farlex Trivia Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.convertible - a car that has top that can be folded or removedconvertible - a car that has top that can be folded or removed
auto, automobile, car, motorcar, machine - a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
2.convertible - a corporate security (usually bonds or preferred stock) that can be exchanged for another form of security (usually common stock)
certificate, security - a formal declaration that documents a fact of relevance to finance and investment; the holder has a right to receive interest or dividends; "he held several valuable securities"
3.convertible - a sofa that can be converted into a bedconvertible - a sofa that can be converted into a bed
davenport - a large sofa usually convertible into a bed
couch, lounge, sofa - an upholstered seat for more than one person
day bed, studio couch - convertible consisting of an upholstered couch that can be converted into a double bed
Adj.1.convertible - capable of being exchanged for or replaced by something of equal value; "convertible securities"
inconvertible, unconvertible, unexchangeable - used especially of currencies; incapable of being exchanged for or replaced by another currency of equal value
2.convertible - designed to be changed from one use or form to another; "a convertible sofa"; "a convertible coupe"
adaptable - capable of adapting (of becoming or being made suitable) to a particular situation or use; "to succeed one must be adaptable"; "the frame was adaptable to cloth bolts of different widths"
3.convertible - capable of being changed in substance as if by alchemyconvertible - capable of being changed in substance as if by alchemy; "is lead really transmutable into gold?"; "ideas translatable into reality"
commutable - subject to alteration or change; "the death sentence was commutable to life imprisonment"
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convertible

adjective changeable, interchangeable, exchangeable, adjustable, adaptable the need for the introduction of a convertible currency
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Translations
سَيّارة ذات غِطاءِ مُنْطَوِسَيَّارَة مَكْشُوفَةقابِل للتَّحويل، قابِل للطَّيقَابِل لِلتَحْوِيل
kabrioletkonvertibilnípřeměnitelný
cabrioletkonverterbarkonvertibeludtrækssofa
avoautomuunnettava
kabrioletkonvertibilan
átalakíthatóátválthatókabrioletkonvertibilis
blæjubíll; bíll meî fellanlegu òakibreytanlegur
オープンカーカブリオレコンバーチブルコンバーティブル変えられる
바꿀 수 있는오픈카
kabriolet
cabcabrioletkonvertibelsom kan omvandlas
รถเปิดประทุนสามารถเปลี่ยนแปลงได้
có thể đổi đượcô tô mui trần

convertible

[kənˈvɜːtəbl]
A. ADJ [currency] → convertible; [car] → descapotable; [settee] → transformable
B. N (= car) → descapotable m
C. CPD convertible debenture Nobligación f convertible
convertible loan stock Nobligaciones fpl convertibles
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convertible

[kənˈvɜːrtɪbəl]
adj [investment, money] → convertible
n (= car) → décapotable f, voiture f décapotable
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

convertible

adjverwandelbar; currencykonvertibel, konvertierbar; carmit aufklappbarem Verdeck; appliancesumstellbar; a convertible sofaein Sofa, das sich in ein Bett verwandeln lässt
n (= car)Cabrio nt; the convertible season (inf)die Cabriosaison
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convertible

[kənˈvɜːtəbl]
1. adj (currency) → convertibile
convertible settee → divano letto
2. n (car) → (auto f inv) decappottabile f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

convert

(kənˈvəːt) verb
1. to change from one thing into another. He has converted his house into four separate flats; This sofa converts into a bed.
2. to change from one religion etc to another. He was converted to Christianity.
(ˈkonvəːt) noun
a person who has been converted to a particular religion etc. a convert to Buddhism.
conˈvertible adjective
that may or can be converted. a convertible sofa.
noun
a car with a folding or detachable top.
conˌvertiˈbility noun
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convertible

سَيَّارَة مَكْشُوفَة, قَابِل لِلتَحْوِيل kabriolet, konvertibilní cabriolet, konvertibel Kabriolett, verwandelbar κονβέρτιμπλ, μετατρεπόμενος convertible, descapotable avoauto, muunnettava cabriolet, convertible kabriolet, konvertibilan convertibile, decappottabile コンバーティブル, 変えられる 바꿀 수 있는, 오픈카 converteerbaar, convertible kabriolet, konvertibel kabriolet, zamienny carro conversível, carro descapotável, conversível автомобиль с откидным верхом, конвертируемый konvertibel, som kan omvandlas รถเปิดประทุน, สามารถเปลี่ยนแปลงได้ değiştirilebilir, üstü açılır araba có thể đổi được, ô tô mui trần 可兑换的, 敞篷轿车
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References in classic literature ?
Besides, it was very convenient on an excursion; much better than those garden-chairs which are convertible into walking-sticks; upon occasion, a chief calling his attendant, and desiring him to make a settee of himself under a spreading tree, perhaps in some damp marshy place.
Come, thou jolly substance, with thy shining face, keep back thy inspiration, but hold forth thy tempting rewards; thy shining, chinking heap; thy quickly convertible bank-bill, big with unseen riches; thy often-varying stock; the warm, the comfortable house; and, lastly, a fair portion of that bounteous mother, whose flowing breasts yield redundant sustenance for all her numerous offspring, did not some too greedily and wantonly drive their brethren from the teat.
It's an acrostic--the name at this moment is Warren, and the idea's a convertible one, and a positive inspiration for Jarley.
A hundred things which the anxious care of his mother and sister deemed indispensable for his comfort, Nicholas insisted on leaving behind, as they might prove of some after use, or might be convertible into money if occasion required.
And now, young woman," still keeping a jealous eye on the muskets which the girl had suffered to be diverted a little from their aim,--"and now, young woman, for the last, and therefore the most solemn asking: I demand of thee the surrender of this rock, without delay or resistance, in the joint names of power, of justice, and of the--" law he would have added; but recollecting that this ominous word would again provoke the hostility of the squatter's children, he succeeded in swallowing it in good season, and concluded with the less dangerous and more convertible term of "reason."
Lexus, the luxury brand of Japanese automaker Toyota (NYSE:TM), showed off its 350C convertible at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show.
Dr Wolfgang Schreiber, the Bentley's chairman and chief executive said, 'I am delighted to accept this award for the Bentley Continental GT Convertible. Bentley has a longstanding reputation for building exquisite convertibles.
Additionally the use of the convertible top is possible while driving at slow speeds.
Air Lease Corporation, a US-based new aircraft leasing company, has announced a convertible notes offering.
* Convertible securities may be either bonds or preferred stocks.
The media reports have quoted Olivier Francois, CEO - Chrysler Brand, Chrysler Group LLC as saying "The coming out of the stylish new 200 Convertible at the Chicago Auto Show completes the brand transformation in conjunction with the largest consumer auto show in the country.
(1) We focus on a specific innovative security, putable convertibles, which are convertible bonds that allow bondholders to "put" or sell the bonds to the issuer at prespecified prices on prespecified dates.