convertible

adjective
con·​vert·​ible | \ kən-ˈvər-tə-bəl How to pronounce convertible (audio) \

Definition of convertible

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : capable of being converted a bond convertible to 12 shares of common stock
2 : having a top that may be lowered or removed convertible coupe

convertible

noun

Definition of convertible (Entry 2 of 2)

: something convertible especially : a convertible automobile

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Other Words from convertible

Adjective

convertibility \ kən-​ˌvər-​tə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce convertible (audio) \ noun
convertibleness \ kən-​ˈvər-​tə-​bəl-​nəs How to pronounce convertible (audio) \ noun
convertibly \ kən-​ˈvər-​tə-​blē How to pronounce convertible (audio) \ adverb

Examples of convertible in a Sentence

Adjective The bonds are convertible into stock.
Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective The convertible is even less commonly spotted, being one of just five such Vantages made. Mike Duff, Car and Driver, 4 June 2021 The trio comprises every body style, including a coupé, convertible and shooting brake, just for good measure. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 4 June 2021 This has a two-in-one convertible design that can go from four steps to a ramp easily. Tim Kohut, BGR, 3 June 2021 Monday, Castroneves showed up again in an Indy 500 convertible driven by IMS president Doug Boles. Stefan Krajisnik, The Indianapolis Star, 31 May 2021 There are tons of awesome markdowns to be had at this savings event, with one of our favorite picks being the Monterey convertible chaise. Melissa Lee, USA TODAY, 30 May 2021 Frazier, who was an infant when David Ruffin died, recalls her mother sharing stories of going to concerts, spending time in the studio with her father and riding in his convertible Corvette. Brendel Hightower, Detroit Free Press, 27 May 2021 Chevrolet Impala convertible, yellow with a yellow top and yellow interior. Matt Wake | Mwake@al.com, al, 22 May 2021 The latest Lenovo Yoga C940 boasts a sturdy, all-metal build with convertible flexibility thanks to its two-in-one design. Paige Szmodis, Popular Mechanics, 19 May 2021 Recent Examples on the Web: Noun There is no more manual transmission; the row-it-yourself box is mated to the less powerful M4 and M3 versions that are not available as a convertible. Jens Meiners, Car and Driver, 25 May 2021 The earliest model in the collection, a 1958 convertible, is one of just three 1958 Corvettes to have secured the NCRS Bowtie award. Justin L. Mack, The Indianapolis Star, 7 May 2021 Competition will include the BMW 8-series cabriolet, the Lexus LC500 convertible, and the Porsche 911 cabrio. Jens Meiners, Car and Driver, 11 Mar. 2021 The trackpad and convoluted multi-layered menu system is clunky, outdated, and feel out of place in the LC500 convertible. Bryan Campbell, Forbes, 9 Mar. 2021 Porsche has been manufacturing its iconic rear-engine 911 sports car since the early 1960s, but a very unique model – a hybrid cross between a full convertible and a closed-roof coupe – debuted at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 1965. Michael Harley, Forbes, 21 Mar. 2021 With his press pass, Mr. Ettlin offered to drive her around in his convertible to take pictures of National Guard soldiers patrolling the city amid the rioting that followed the Martin Luther King assassination and uprising. Jacques Kelly, baltimoresun.com, 13 Mar. 2021 Megan Thee Stallion eventually shows up in a floating car taxiing around LAX to deliver her verse before joining Levine in his convertible. Daniel Kreps, Rolling Stone, 11 Mar. 2021 Check out the full rankings here, if for no other reason than the cartoon drawing of DeWine and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott in a convertible. cleveland, 2 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of convertible

Adjective

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun

1615, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of convertible was in the 14th century

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“Convertible.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/convertible. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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More Definitions for convertible

convertible

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of convertible

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: able to be changed into another form

convertible

noun

English Language Learners Definition of convertible (Entry 2 of 2)

: a car with a roof that can be lowered or removed

convertible

adjective
con·​vert·​ible | \ kən-ˈvərt-ə-bəl How to pronounce convertible (audio) \

Kids Definition of convertible

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: possible to change in form or use

convertible

noun

Kids Definition of convertible (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : an automobile with a top that can be raised, lowered, or removed
2 : something that can be changed into a different form

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