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Definition of "fungible" []

  • Law Returnable or negotiable in kind or by substitution, as a quantity of grain for an equal amount of the same kind of grain. (adjective)
  • Interchangeable. (adjective)
  • Something that is exchangeable or substitutable. Often used in the plural. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "fungible" in a sentence
  • "And he set the word fungible on a triple word score, pulling into the lead."
  • "Geithner, claimed that it would be impossible to find out where the money went, on the argument that money is "fungible" -- that is to say all money is the same."
  • "Secondly, you assume there will be a free market and oil will remain fungible."
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