- Chemical process in which one atom or ion or group changes places with another.
- A mutual expression of views (especially an unpleasant one. )
- usage: "they had a bitter exchange"
- The act of changing one thing for another thing.
- usage: "Adam was promised immortality in exchange for his disobedience"; "there was an interchange of prisoners"
- synonyms: interchange
- The act of giving something in return for something received.
- usage: "deductible losses on sales or exchanges of property are allowable"
- A workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication.
- A workplace for buying and selling; open only to members.
- Sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes. (
- usage: "after a short rally Connors won the point"
- synonyms: rally
- Reciprocal transfer of equivalent sums of money (especially the currencies of different countries. )
- usage: "he earns his living from the interchange of currency"
- synonyms: interchange
- (n.) ()
- Chess) gaining (or losing) a rook in return for a knight or bishop. (
- usage: "black lost the exchange"
- Chess) the capture by both players (usually on consecutive moves) of pieces of equal value. (
- usage: "the endgame began after the exchange of queens"
- Give to, and receive from, one another.
- usage: "Would you change places with me"; "We have been exchanging letters for a year"
- Exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category.
- usage: "Could you convert my dollars into pounds"; "He changed his name"; "convert centimeters into inches"; "convert holdings into shares"
- Change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence.
- Hand over one and receive another, approximately equivalent.
- usage: "exchange prisoners"; "exchange employees between branches of the company"
- Put in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent items.
- usage: "the con artist replaced the original with a fake Rembrandt"; "substitute regular milk with fat-free milk"; "synonyms can be interchanged without a changing the context's meaning"
- Exchange a penalty for a less severe one.
WordNet 3.0 © 2006 by Princeton University
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