exchange exchange  /ɪks ˈtʃeɪndʒ/


  1. (n) chemical process in which one atom or ion or group changes places with another
  2. (n) a mutual expression of views (especially an unpleasant one)
  3. (n) the act of changing one thing for another thing
  4. (n) the act of giving something in return for something received
  5. (n) a workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication
  6. (n) a workplace for buying and selling; open only to members
  7. (n) (sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes
  8. (n) reciprocal transfer of equivalent sums of money (especially the currencies of different countries)
  9. (n) the act of putting one thing or person in the place of another:
  10. (n) (chess) gaining (or losing) a rook in return for a knight or bishop
  11. (n) (chess) the capture by both players (usually on consecutive moves) of pieces of equal value
  12. (v) give to, and receive from, one another
  13. (v) exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category
  14. (v) change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence
  15. (v) hand over one and receive another, approximately equivalent
  16. (v) put in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent items
  17. (v) exchange a penalty for a less severe one


  1. There are also a growing number of newer exchange services cropping up on the Internet.
  2. The exchange, in which no casualties were reported by either side, was the latest in persisting tensions between the two archenemies.
  3. Despite campaign promises to do so, Obama has not lifted the federal funding ban on needle-exchange programs for drug addicts.


  1. Exchange program seeks host families

    SCRANTON - ASSE International Student Exchange Program is looking for local families to host exchange students from around the world.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Scranton Times-Tribune

  2. Exchange Mall groundbreaking set for June 26

    Army & Air Force Exchange Services will have a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Exchange Mall at 11 a.m. June 26 at the intersection of Clear Creek Road and Tank Destroyer Boulevard at Fort Hoo
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Killeen Daily Herald

  3. Exchange Income Corporation Announces June 2013 Dividend

    Exchange Income Corporation Announces June 2013 Dividend
    on June 17, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "In collaboration with our colleagues at the Treasury, we continue to carefully monitor developments in foreign exchange markets," Bernanke said, citing worry about inflation and also signaling limits to official tolerance of the dollar's fall.
    on Jun 3, 2008 By: Ben Bernanke Source: Reuters

  2. China's currency has "appreciated only modestly" since last month's policy shift, Levin said. "There is no real question that China's exchange-rate policy is unfair, contributes to global trade imbalances, and costs the United States jobs and...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Sander Levin Source: BusinessWeek

  3. "The chairman of the [Securities and Exchange Commission] serves at the appointment of the president and, in my view, has betrayed the public's trust," McCain told supporters in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. "If I were president today, I would fire...
    on Sep 18, 2008 By: John McCain Source:

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