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exchange

ex·change

exchange

 
 
pronunciation:
ihks cheInj
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: exchanged, exchanges, exchanging
definition 1: to give or receive (one thing) for another; trade; swap.
He exchanged his car for his friend's motorcycle.
synonyms:
reciprocate, return, swap, trade
similar words:
bargain, barter, change, commute, convert, give, interchange, redeem, requite, shift, substitute, switch
definition 2: to give up for another of a similar kind.
I exchanged that defective lamp for one that works right.They exchanged rings as a symbol of friendship.We can exchange some of our currency at the airport when we land.
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synonyms:
give, shift
similar words:
change, deliver, relinquish, surrender, switch, trade
definition 3: to give and take on an equal basis.
The two longtime enemies immediately exchanged insults.
synonyms:
bandy, interchange, swap, trade
similar words:
reciprocate
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to make an exchange; trade.
synonyms:
swap, switch, trade
similar words:
bargain, barter, change, interchange, reciprocate, substitute, traffic
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or result of giving or receiving one thing for another.
The exchange of rings is a part of some wedding ceremonies.
synonyms:
bargain, interchange, reciprocation, swap, trade, transaction
similar words:
barter, conversion, give-and-take, sale, shift, switch
definition 2: a place where stocks and other securities are traded.
Trading was heavy at the stock exchange today.
synonyms:
stock exchange, stock market
similar words:
market, Wall Street
definition 3: the price of one currency in terms of another, yielding a ratio at which money of one country can be exchanged for money of another country; exchange rate.
How many rubles you get for your dollars will depend on that day's exchange.
similar words:
exchange rate
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derivations: exchangeable (adj.), exchanger (n.)
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