Dictionary Results for exchange


1. exchange - noun

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

Hypernym(s): chemical_phenomenon




2. exchange - noun

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

Hypernym(s): conversation




3. 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"

Synonym(s): interchange

Hypernym(s): group_action




4. exchange - noun

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

Hypernym(s): transaction, dealing, dealings




5. exchange - noun

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

Synonym(s): central, telephone_exchange

Hypernym(s): workplace, work




6. exchange - noun

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

Hypernym(s): workplace, work




7. exchange - noun

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

Synonym(s): rally

Hypernym(s): group_action




8. exchange - noun

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

Synonym(s): interchange

Hypernym(s): commerce, commercialism, mercantilism




9. 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"

Synonym(s): substitution, commutation

Hypernym(s): change




10. exchange - noun

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

Hypernym(s): capture




11. 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"

Hypernym(s): capture




12. exchange - verb

· give to, and receive from, one another; "Would you change places with me?"; "We have been exchanging letters for a year"

Synonym(s): change, interchange

Hypernym(s): transfer




13. 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"

Synonym(s): change, commute, convert

Hypernym(s): replace




14. exchange - verb

· change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence

Synonym(s): switch_over, switch

Hypernym(s): change_by_reversal, turn, reverse




15. exchange - verb

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

Hypernym(s): transfer, reassign




16. 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 for fat-free milk"; "synonyms can be interchanged without a changing the context's meaning"

Synonym(s): substitute, replace, interchange

Hypernym(s): change, alter, modify




17. exchange - verb

· exchange a penalty for a less severe one

Synonym(s): commute, convert

Hypernym(s): change, alter, modify





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