fungibility


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fun·gi·ble

 (fŭn′jə-bəl)
adj.
1. Law Returnable or negotiable in kind or by substitution, as a quantity of grain for an equal amount of the same kind of grain.
2. Interchangeable.
n.
often fungibles Law Something that is fungible.

[Medieval Latin fungibilis, from Latin fungī (vice), to perform (in place of).]

fun′gi·bil′i·ty n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fungibility - 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
Translations
Fungibilität
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