- capable of being converted.
- having a folding top, as an automobile or pleasure boat.
- exchangeable for something of equal value: debts payable only in convertible currencies.
- an automobile or a boat with a folding top.
- a sofa, couch, or chair whose seating section can be folded out into a bed.
- Finance. a convertible bond or security.
Origin of convertible
Examples from the Web for unconvertible
Demoralization follows in the train of an unconvertible paper money.Thirty Years' View (Vol. II of 2)
Thomas Hart Benton
More paper-money had to be issued, unrepresented by bullion, and unconvertible.The Siberian Overland Route from Peking to Petersburg,
- capable of being converted
- (of a car) having a folding or removable roof
- a bond or debenture that can be converted to ordinary or preference shares on a fixed date at a fixed price
- (of a paper currency) exchangeable on demand for precious metal to an equivalent value
- Canadian (of a mortgage)able to be converted into a longer term mortgage without financial penalty
- a car with a folding or removable roof
Word Origin and History for unconvertible
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.