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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: capable of being changed in shape, function, or nature.
A convertible sofa can become a bed.
definition 2: of a car or boat, having a top that can be folded down.
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adverb + (adj.)convertible easily, freely, fully, partially
(adj.)convertible + adverb forward
(adj.)convertible + noun berth, bond, bra, car, couch, debenture, debt, debut, dinette, dream, exchange, fund, gold, helm, line, manual, market, model, note, passenger, payment, peso, pickup, refrigerator, revenue, roll, salon, seating, security, share, sofa, space, sport, tent, top, trim, version  [See all][See only the most frequent]
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a car or boat having a fold-down top.
definition 2: something capable of being converted.
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adjective + (n.)convertible black, blue, bright, classic, flashy, gleaming, gorgeous, green, maroon, open, orange, pink, red, rented, retractable, shiny, sleek, sporty, used, white, yellow  [See all][See only the most frequent]
verb + (n.)convertible buy, drive, favor, leap, rent, ride, unload
(n.)convertible + verb cruise, flip, glance, hop, park, pull, replace, restore, rip, roar, top, wave
noun + (n.)convertible Help azure, beat-up, beetle, brand, burr, cabriolet, cherry, coupe, cruiser, currency, dart, grid, hardtop, inch, pile, red, roadster, ruble, seat, sedan, silver, spider, stock, trunk, vintage, wagon, wheel [See all][See only the most frequent]
derivations: convertibly (adv.), convertibility (n.), convertibleness (n.)
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The word convertible contains the following parts:
-able, -ible, -ble Latin adjective-forming suffix that means capable of being, doing, or undergoing
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The suffix -able , and its variants, is attached to Latin verb roots or English transitive verbs to form adjectives. (In a small set of cases, -able is attached to a noun, e.g. knowledgeable and marriageable.) For spelling purposes, it is useful to know that -able is more likely to be added to a whole English word (comparable , adorable ), while -ible is more likely to follow a bound root (visible , legible ). However,there are still many words which combine a root with -able (capable , inevitable ). The suffix -ity can be added to any adjective ending in -able , -ible , -ble to produce a corresponding noun ending in -ability, -ibility, -bility (possible + -ity > possibility; irrevocable + -ity > irrevocability.)
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