- (of two things) capable of being put or used in the place of each other: interchangeable symbols.
- (of one thing) capable of replacing or changing places with something else: an interchangeable part.
Origin of interchangeable
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2. See exchangeable.
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Examples from the Web for interchangeably
Kaku has little problem using “brain” and “mind” interchangeably.What Will Happen to Our Minds in the Future?
March 2, 2014
Note: Olympic commentators and curling articles use the terms "stone" and "rock" interchangeably.Curling: Your New Olympic Addiction, Explained
February 13, 2014
It is similar to the way many in the Western media tend to use Muslim and Arab interchangeably, and just as inappropriate.No, Most Palestinians Aren't Anti-Semites
May 9, 2013
Food, uranexite or its concentrated derivative, interchangeably.Masters of Space
Edward Elmer Smith
And where this is impossible, then use mild laxatives and use them interchangeably.Woman
William J. Robinson
Harris uses the terms "maze" and "wilderness" interchangeably.Mazes and Labyrinths
W. H. Matthews
Many readers in fact combine the hold and the metrical pause or use them interchangeably.The Principles of English Versification
Paull Franklin Baum
Symbols C and D are interchangeably used to indicate a biased ringer.Cyclopedia of Telephony & Telegraphy Vol. 1
Word Origin and History for interchangeably
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