Associations to the word «Exchange»


EXCHANGE, noun. An act of exchanging or trading.
EXCHANGE, noun. A place for conducting trading.
EXCHANGE, noun. A telephone exchange.
EXCHANGE, noun. (telephony, US only?) The fourth through sixth digits of a ten-digit phone number (the first three before the introduction of area codes).
EXCHANGE, noun. A conversation.
EXCHANGE, noun. (chess) The loss of one piece and associated capture of another
EXCHANGE, noun. (usually with "the") The loss of a relatively minor piece (typically a bishop or knight) and associated capture of the more advantageous rook
EXCHANGE, noun. (obsolete) The thing given or received in return; especially, a publication exchanged for another.
EXCHANGE, noun. (biochemistry) The transfer of substances or elements like gas, amino-acids, ions etc. sometimes through a surface like a membrane.
EXCHANGE, verb. (transitive) To trade or barter.
EXCHANGE, verb. (transitive) To replace with, as a substitute.
EXCHANGE EDITOR, noun. An editor who inspects, and culls from, periodicals, or exchanges, for his own publication.
EXCHANGE FLESH, verb. (rare) (archaic) (idiomatic) (euphemistic) To engage in sexual intercourse.
EXCHANGE RATE, noun. (economics) (finance) The amount of one currency that a person or institution defines as equivalent to another when either buying or selling it at any particular moment
EXCHANGE RATE, noun. (economics) (finance) The rate at which one currency can be exchanged for another, usually expressed as the value of the one in terms of the other.
EXCHANGE RATES, noun. Plural of exchange rate
EXCHANGE STUDENT, noun. A student who is participating in a student exchange scheme.
EXCHANGE STUDENTS, noun. Plural of exchange student
EXCHANGE VOWS, verb. (literally of two parties) To make a mutual promise.
EXCHANGE VOWS, verb. To get married.
EXCHANGE ZONE, noun. The area in which the baton must be passed from one runner to another during a relay race.
EXCHANGE ZONES, noun. Plural of exchange zone

Dictionary definition

EXCHANGE, noun. Chemical process in which one atom or ion or group changes places with another.
EXCHANGE, noun. A mutual expression of views (especially an unpleasant one); "they had a bitter exchange".
EXCHANGE, noun. The act of changing one thing for another thing; "Adam was promised immortality in exchange for his disobedience"; "there was an interchange of prisoners".
EXCHANGE, noun. The act of giving something in return for something received; "deductible losses on sales or exchanges of property are allowable".
EXCHANGE, noun. A workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication.
EXCHANGE, noun. A workplace for buying and selling; open only to members.
EXCHANGE, noun. (sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes; "after a short rally Connors won the point".
EXCHANGE, noun. Reciprocal transfer of equivalent sums of money (especially the currencies of different countries); "he earns his living from the interchange of currency".
EXCHANGE, noun. The act of putting one thing or person in the place of another: "he sent Smith in for Jones but the substitution came too late to help".
EXCHANGE, noun. (chess) gaining (or losing) a rook in return for a knight or bishop; "black lost the exchange".
EXCHANGE, noun. (chess) the capture by both players (usually on consecutive moves) of pieces of equal value; "the endgame began after the exchange of queens".
EXCHANGE, verb. Give to, and receive from, one another; "Would you change places with me?"; "We have been exchanging letters for a year".
EXCHANGE, verb. 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".
EXCHANGE, verb. Change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence.
EXCHANGE, verb. Hand over one and receive another, approximately equivalent; "exchange prisoners"; "exchange employees between branches of the company".
EXCHANGE, verb. Put in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent items; "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, verb. Exchange a penalty for a less severe one.

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