Exchangeable Ex*change"a*ble, a. [Cf.F. ['e]changeable.] 1. Capable of being exchanged; fit or proper to be exchanged. [1913 Webster]

The officers captured with Burgoyne were exchangeable within the powers of General Howe. --Marshall. [1913 Webster]

2. Available for making exchanges; ratable. ``An exchangeable value.'' --J. S. Mill. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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