View synonyms for interchangeably


[ in-ter-cheyn-juh-blee ]


  1. in a way that allows swapping or exchanging one for the other; in place of each other or in place of something else (sometimes followed by with ):

    The website confirms that this product can be used interchangeably with other similar products.

    “The left,” “progressives,” “Democrats,” and “liberals” are all terms that are sometimes used interchangeably, though I don't think they should be.

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  • non·in·ter·change·a·bly adverb
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Tangy caper salsa perks up this quick-roasted troutOnions, shallots, scallions and leeks are mostly interchangeable in recipes.

They’re largely interchangeable with green onions, which are actually immature bulb onions, says “The New Food Lover’s Companion” by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst.

You’ll notice that nearly all of these terms are interchangeable.

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It comes with 3 interchangeable massage nodes, a 98-inch power cord, and variable speed control for a customized massage.

The researchers involved published the results of another study that aimed to determine if radiologists could tell the difference between typical MRI images and those that used AI, and if those scans were interchangeable diagnostically.

Kaku has little problem using “brain” and “mind” interchangeably.

Note: Olympic commentators and curling articles use the terms "stone" and "rock" interchangeably.

First of all, HGH is not a steroid, though the term “steroid” has come to be used interchangeably and incorrectly with PEDs.

Psychopathy, more or less, is the clinical term for sociopathy, and the two are often used interchangeably.

It is similar to the way many in the Western media tend to use Muslim and Arab interchangeably, and just as inappropriate.

In witness whereof, They have hereunto interchangeably set their hands and seals the day and year first above written.

The terms "head voice," "head register," and "nasal resonance," are used interchangeably by the great majority of teachers.

For the most part, these names are used interchangeably with reference to melons.

The word other is used interchangeably with both or and either; similarly, nother is used in place of nor and neither.

The words, "nail," "brad," and "nailing" are used somewhat interchangeably in this book; "nailing" may mean driving a brad.