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convertible

adjective con·vert·ible \ kən-ˈvər-tə-bəl \
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of convertible

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

convertibility

play \kən-ˌvər-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

convertibleness

play \kən-ˈvər-tə-bəl-nəs\ noun

convertibly

play \kən-ˈvər-tə-blē\ adverb

Examples of convertible in a Sentence

  1. The bonds are convertible into stock.

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First Known Use of convertible

14th century


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convertible

noun

Definition of convertible

:something convertible; especially :a convertible automobile

Recent Examples of convertible from the Web

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First Known Use of convertible

1615


CONVERTIBLE Defined for English Language Learners

convertible

adjective

Definition of convertible for English Language Learners

  • : able to be changed into another form


convertible

noun

Definition of convertible for English Language Learners

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


CONVERTIBLE Defined for Kids

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convertible

adjective con·vert·ible \ kən-ˈvərt-ə-bəl \

Definition of convertible for Students

:possible to change in form or use

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convertible

noun

Definition of convertible for Students

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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