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Word of the Day 08/25/20 Fungible

Fungible (adjective)
fungible [ fuhn-juh-buhl ]


adjective Law.
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.

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH FUNGIBLE
frangible

OTHER WORDS FROM FUNGIBLE
fun·gi·bil·i·ty, noun
non·fun·gi·ble, adjective
un·fun·gi·ble, adjective

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.
NICHOLSON BAKER: HOW I WRITE|NOAH CHARNEY|SEPTEMBER 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST

So while expectations are optimistic, any dates, at least for the time being, should be fungible and are not set in stone.
WINDS OF CHANGE: A LABEL AIMING TO STICK|DAILY BEAST PROMOTIONS|FEBRUARY 22, 2011|DAILY BEAST

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