a mutual expression of views (especially an unpleasant one)
reciprocal transfer of equivalent sums of money (especially the currencies of different countries)
the act of giving something in return for something received
the act of putting one thing or person in the place of another:
(chess) the capture by both players (usually on consecutive moves) of pieces of equal value
(chess) gaining (or losing) a rook in return for a knight or bishop
the act of changing one thing for another thing
(sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes
a workplace for buying and selling; open only to members
a workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication
exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category
exchange a penalty for a less severe one
change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence
chemical process in which one atom or ion or group changes places with another
give to, and receive from, one another
put in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent items
hand over one and receive another, approximately equivalent
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.
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 views.
The thing given or received in return; esp., a publication exchanged for another.
The process of setting accounts or debts between parties residing at a distance from each other, without the intervention of money, by exchanging orders or drafts, called 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.
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.
The place where the merchants, brokers, and bankers of a city meet at certain hours, to transact business. in this sense often contracted to 'change.
To part with give, or transfer to another in consideration of something received as an equivalent;
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.
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 hats.
To be changed or received in exchange for; to pass in exchange; as, dollar exchanges for ten dimes.