adjective Date: 1805 capable of being substituted • substitutability noun

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  • substitutable — index equivalent, expendable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • substitutable — adjective a) Capable of being used as a substitute, valid as a replacement or alternate item. Stevia is not substitutable for sugar in baking, the recipes wont work, they taste terrible. b) Capable of being substituted. Ant: nonsubstitutable,… …   Wiktionary

  • substitutable — substitute ► NOUN 1) a person or thing acting or serving in place of another. 2) a sports player eligible to replace another after a match has begun. ► VERB 1) use, add, or serve in place of. 2) replace with another. 3) replace (a sports player)… …   English terms dictionary

  • substitutable — See substitutability. * * * …   Universalium

  • substitutable — adj. exchangeable, capable of being replaced …   English contemporary dictionary

  • substitutable — sub·sti·tut·able …   English syllables

  • substitutable — See: substitute …   English dictionary

  • substitutable — adjective 1. (of words) interchangeable in a given context without changing the import of the expression • Similar to: ↑synonymous 2. capable of being exchanged for another or for something else that is equivalent • Syn: ↑commutable • Similar to …   Useful english dictionary

  • substitute — substitutable, adj. substitutability, n. substituter, n. substitutingly, adv. substitution, n. substitutional, substitutionary /sub sti tooh sheuh ner ee, tyooh /, adj …   Universalium

  • linguistics — /ling gwis tiks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) the science of language, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, and historical linguistics. [1850 55; see LINGUISTIC, ICS] * * * Study of the nature and structure of… …   Universalium

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