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exchange

noun

1 exchange

Chemical process in which one atom or ion or group changes places with another.

Roget 189: abode, dwelling, lodging, domicile, residence, apartment, place, digs, pad, address, habitation, where one's lot is cast, local habitation, berth, ... show more

Roget 799: mart; market, marketplace; fair, bazaar, staple, exchange, change, bourse, hall, guildhall; tollbooth, customhouse; Tattersall's.    ... show more



2 exchange

A mutual expression of views (especially an unpleasant one).

3 exchange

The act of changing one thing for another thing:
— Adam was promised immortality in exchange for his disobedience.

synonym: interchange.

Roget 148: interchange, exchange; commutation, permutation, intermutation; reciprocation, transposition, rearrangement; shuffling; alternation, reciprocity; castling (at chess); ... show more

Roget 794: barter, exchange, scorse, truck system; interchange etc. 148.    a Roland for an Oliver; quid pro quo; commutation, composition; Indian gift [U.S.].    trade, commerce, ... show more

Roget 12: reciprocalness etc. adj.; reciprocity, reciprocation; mutuality, correlation, interdependence, interrelation, connection, link, association; interchange etc. ... show more

4 exchange

The act of giving something in return for something received.

Polish: substytucja, wymiana, zamiana

5 exchange

A workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication.

synonyms: central, telephone exchange.

Dutch: centrale, devies, deviezen, telefooncentrale
Polish: centrala telekomunikacyjna

6 exchange

A workplace for buying and selling; open only to members.

Dutch: beurs, beursgebouw, foor
Polish: giełda

7 exchange

sports An unbroken sequence of several successive strokes.

synonym: rally.

8 exchange

Reciprocal transfer of equivalent sums of money (especially the currencies of different countries).

synonym: interchange.

Dutch: inruil, tegenwaarde
Polish: wymienianie, zamienianie

9 exchange

The act of putting one thing or person in the place of another:.

synonyms: commutation, substitution.

Roget 783: transfer, conveyance, assignment, alienation, abalienation; demise, limitation; conveyancing; transmission etc. (transference) 270; enfeoffment, bargain and sale, ... show more

Dutch: beurs, substitutie, uitwisseling, vervanging
Polish: zmienianie, zamienianie, zastępowanie, wymienianie

10 exchange

chess Gaining (or losing) a rook in return for a knight or bishop.

11 exchange

chess The capture by both players (usually on consecutive moves) of pieces of equal value.

Polish: wymiana

verb

1 exchange

Give to, and receive from, one another.

synonyms: change, interchange.

Roget 12: reciprocate, alternate; interchange etc. 148; exchange; counterchange.   

Roget 148: interchange, exchange, counterchange; bandy, transpose, shuffle, change bands, swap, permute, reciprocate, commute; give and take, return the compliment; play at puss in the corner, ... show more

Roget 794: barter, exchange, swap, swop, truck, scorse; interchange etc. 148; commutate etc. (substitute) 147; compound for.    ... show more

Dutch: inwisselen, omruilen, omwisselen, ruilen, swap, verwisselen

2 exchange

Exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category.

synonyms: change, commute, convert.

3 exchange

Change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence.

synonyms: switch, switch over.

Dutch: omwisselen, switchen

4 exchange

Hand over one and receive another, approximately equivalent.

5 exchange

Put in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent items.

synonyms: interchange, replace, substitute.

Roget 783: transfer, convey; alienate, alien; assign; grant etc. (confer) 784; consign; make over, hand over; pass, hand, ... show more

Dutch: vervangen

6 exchange

Exchange a penalty for a less severe one.

synonyms: commute, convert.

Dutch: wisselen


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