Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: convertible  kun'vur-tu-bul
  1. A car with a top that can be folded or removed
    - soft top, ragtop
  2. A corporate security (usually bonds or preferred stock) that can be exchanged for another form of security (usually common stock)
    - convertible security
  3. A sofa that can be converted into a bed
    - sofa bed, hide-a-bed [N. Amer], couch bed [N. Amer]
Adjective: convertible  kun'vur-tu-bul
  1. Designed to be changed from one use or form to another
    "a convertible sofa"; "a convertible coupe"
  2. Capable of being changed in substance as if by alchemy
    "ideas convertible into reality";
    - transformable, translatable, transmutable
  3. Capable of being exchanged for or replaced by something of equal value
    "convertible securities";
    - exchangeable
Noun: convertible[car with a top]
Usage: informal
  1. Small two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; with two seats and a folding hood
    - cab, cabriolet

Derived forms: convertibles

See also: adaptable, cashable, commutable, convertibility, redeemable

Type of: auto, autocar [archaic], automobile, car, carriage, certificate, chesterfield [Cdn], couch, equipage, lounge, machine, motorcar, rig, security, sofa

Antonym: inconvertible

Encyclopedia: Convertible