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Exchange 1Definition: The act of giving or taking one thing in return for another which is regarded as an equivalent; as, an exchange of cattle for grain.
Exchange 2Definition: The act of substituting one thing in the place of another; as, an exchange of grief for joy, or of a scepter for a sword, and the like; also, the act of giving and receiving reciprocally; as, an exchange of civilities or
Exchange 3Definition: The thing given or received in return;
esp., a publication exchanged for another.
Exchange 4Definition: The process of setting
debts between parties residing at a distance from each other, without the intervention of money, by exchanging
bills of exchange. These may be drawn in one country and payable in another, in which case they are called foreign
bills; or they may be drawn and made payable in the same country, in which case they are called inland
bills. The term bill of exchange is often abbreviated into exchange; as, to buy or sell exchange.
Exchange 5Definition: A mutual grant of equal
interests, the one in consideration of the other.
Estates exchanged must be equal in quantity, as fee simple for fee simple.
Exchange 6Definition: To part with give, or transfer to another in consideration of something received as an equivalent;
usually followed by for before the thing received.
Exchange 7Definition: To part with for a substitute; to lay aside, quit, or resign (something being received in place of the thing parted with); as, to exchange a palace for cell.
Exchange 8Definition: To give and receive reciprocally, as
things of the same kind; to barter; to swap; as, to exchange
horses with a neighbor; to exchange houses or
Exchange 9Definition: To be changed or received in exchange for; to pass in exchange; as, dollar
exchanges for ten
exchange 10Definition: (chess) the capture by both
players (usually on consecutive
pieces of equal value; "the endgame began after the exchange of queens"
exchange 11Definition: (chess) gaining (or losing) a rook in return for a knight or bishop; "black lost the exchange"
exchange 12Definition: 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 13Definition: reciprocal transfer of equivalent
sums of money especially the currencies of different countries; "he
earns his living from the interchange of currency"
exchange 14Definition: the act of giving something in return for something received; "deductible losses on sales or
exchanges of property are allowable"
exchange 15Definition: the act of changing one thing for another thing; "Adam was promised immortality in exchange for his disobedience"; "there was an exchange of
(sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive
strokes; "after a short rally Connors won the point"
exchange 17Definition: a workplace that
serves as a
telecommunications facility where
telephones can be connected together to permit communication
exchange 18Definition: a workplace for buying and selling; open only to
exchange 19Definition: a mutual expression of
views (especially an unpleasant one); "they had a bitter exchange"
exchange 20Definition: chemical process in which one atom or ion or group
changes places with another
exchange 21Definition: change over, change around, or switch over
exchange 22Definition: exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category; "Could you convert my
pounds?"; "He changed his name"; "convert
exchange 23Definition: exchange a penalty for a less severe one
exchange 24Definition: give to, and receive from, one another; "Would you change
me?"; "We have been exchanging letters for a year"
exchange 25Definition: hand over one and receive another, approximately equivalent; "exchange
employees between branches of the company"