fungible [ fuhn-juh-buhl ]
1. (especially of goods) being of such nature or kind as to be freely exchangeable or replaceable, in whole or in part, for another of like nature or kind.
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WORDS RELATED TO FUNGIBLE
compatible, synonymous, convertible, changeable, converse, correspondent, equivalent, exchangeable, mutual, reciprocal, same, reciprocative, commutable, interconvertible, substitutable, complementary, correlative, replaceable, returnable, substitutive
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Origin: 1755–65; < Medieval Latin fungibilis, equivalent to Latin fung(ī) to perform the office of + -ibilis-ible
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR FUNGIBLE
Words are tools in an information war and facts are fungible.
ON THE FRONT LINES IN UKRAINE’S INFO WAR|JAMIE DETTMER|APRIL 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the shower, I sing the phrase “fungible commodities” far too often.
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So while expectations are optimistic, any dates, at least for the time being, should be fungible and are not set in stone.
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