Definition of EXCHANGE


Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) chemical process in which one atom or ion or group changes places with another ;

  • 2. (

    ) a mutual expression of views (especially an unpleasant one); "they had a bitter exchange" ;

  • 3. (

    ) the act of changing one thing for another thing; "Adam was promised immortality in exchange for his disobedience"; "there was an interchange of prisoners" ;

  • 4. (

    ) the act of giving something in return for something received; "deductible losses on sales or exchanges of property are allowable" ;

  • 6. (

    ) a workplace for buying and selling; open only to members ;

  • 7. (

    ) (sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes; "after a short rally Connors won the point" ;

  • 8. (

    ) reciprocal transfer of equivalent sums of money (especially the currencies of different countries); "he earns his living from the interchange of currency" ;

  • 10. (

    ) (chess) gaining (or losing) a rook in return for a knight or bishop; "black lost the exchange" ;

  • 11. (

    ) (chess) the capture by both players (usually on consecutive moves) of pieces of equal value; "the endgame began after the exchange of queens" ;


Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category; "Could you convert my dollars into pounds?"; "He changed his name"; "convert centimeters into inches"; "convert holdings into shares" ;

  • 4. (

    ) hand over one and receive another, approximately equivalent; "exchange prisoners"; "exchange employees between branches of the company" ;

  • 5. (

    ) put in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent items; "the con artist replaced the original with a fake Rembrandt"; "substitute regular milk for fat-free milk"; "synonyms can be interchanged without a changing the context's meaning" ;

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