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swap

swap (swop)

 
 
pronunciation:
swap
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: swapped, swapping, swaps, swopped, swopping, swops
definition: to exchange or trade.
The kids often swap snacks at lunch.The two friends swapped secrets.I'll swap you the couch for the lounge chair.
similar words:
bargain, barter, change, exchange, switch, trade
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to exchange one thing for another; trade.
I didn't buy it, I swapped for it.He couldn't get anything because he had nothing to swap with.
similar words:
barter, change, exchange, switch, trade
 
part of speech: noun
definition: an exchange of goods or possessions; trade.
They made a fair swap.
similar words:
exchange
derivation: swapper (n.)