1. Capable of being converted; susceptible of change; transmutable; transformable.
Minerals are not convertible into another species, though of the same genus. --Harvey.
2. Capable of being exchanged or interchanged; reciprocal; interchangeable.
So long as we are in the regions of nature, miraculous and improbable, miraculous and incredible, may be allowed to remain convertible terms. --Trench.
adj 1: capable of being exchanged for or replaced by something of
equal value; "convertible securities" [syn: exchangeable]
2: designed to be changed from one use or form to another; "a
convertible sofa"; "a convertible coupe"
3: capable of being changed in substance as if by alchemy; "is
lead really transmutable into gold?"; "ideas translatable
into reality" [syn: transformable, translatable, transmutable]
n 1: a car that has top that can be folded or removed
2: a corporate security (usually bonds or preferred stock) that
can be exchanged for another form of security (usually
common stock) [syn: convertible security]
3: a sofa that can be converted into a bed [syn: sofa bed]