1.an exchange where security trading is conducted by professional stockbrokers
2.an equal exchange"we had no money so we had to live by barter"
3.(chess) the capture by both players (usually on consecutive moves) of pieces of equal value"the endgame began after the exchange of queens"
4.(chess) gaining (or losing) a rook in return for a knight or bishop"black lost the exchange"
5.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"
6.reciprocal transfer of equivalent sums of money (especially the currencies of different countries)"he earns his living from the interchange of currency"
7.the act of giving something in return for something received"deductible losses on sales or exchanges of property are allowable"
8.the act of changing one thing for another thing"Adam was promised immortality in exchange for his disobedience" "there was an interchange of prisoners"
9.(sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes"after a short rally Connors won the point"
10.a workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication
11.a workplace for buying and selling; open only to members
12.a mutual expression of views (especially an unpleasant one)"they had a bitter exchange"
13.chemical process in which one atom or ion or group changes places with another
1.exchange or give (something) in exchange for
2.change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence
3.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"
4.exchange a penalty for a less severe one
5.give to, and receive from, one another"Would you change places with me?" "We have been exchanging letters for a year"
6.hand over one and receive another, approximately equivalent"exchange prisoners" "exchange employees between branches of the company"
1.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"
1.money received in return for its equivalent in a larger denomination or a different currency"he got change for a twenty and used it to pay the taxi driver"
exchangeex*change" (ĕks*chānj"), n. [OE. eschange, eschaunge, OF. eschange, fr. eschangier, F. échanger, to exchange; pref. ex- out + F. changer. See Change, and cf. Excamb.]
1. 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.
2. 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.
3. The thing given or received in return; esp., a publication exchanged for another. Shak.
4. (Com.) 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 in London is creditor to B in New York, and C in London owes D in New York a like sum. A in London draws a bill of exchange on B in New York; C in London purchases the bill, by which A receives his debt due from B in New York. C transmits the bill to D in New York, who receives the amount from B.
5. (Law) 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. Blackstone.
6. The place where the merchants, brokers, and bankers of a city meet at certain hours, to transact business; also, the institution which sets regulations and maintains the physical facilities of such a place; as, the New York Stock Exchange; a commodity exchange. In this sense the word was at one time often contracted to 'change
Arbitration of exchange. See under Arbitration. -- Bill of exchange. See under Bill. -- Exchange broker. See under Broker. -- Par of exchange, the established value of the coin or standard of value of one country when expressed in the coin or standard of another, as the value of the pound sterling in the currency of France or the United States. The par of exchange rarely varies, and serves as a measure for the rise and fall of exchange that is affected by the demand and supply. Exchange is at par when, for example, a bill in New York, for the payment of one hundred pounds sterling in London, can be purchased for the sum. Exchange is in favor of a place when it can be purchased there at or above par. -- Telephone exchange, a central office in which the wires of any two telephones or telephone stations may be connected to permit conversation.
Syn. -- Barter; dealing; trade; traffic; interchange.
ExchangeEx*change", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Exchanged (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Exchanging (?).] [Cf.OF. eschangier, F. échanger. See Exchange, n.]
1. 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 his sheep for shells, or wool for a sparking pebble or a diamond. Locke.
2. 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.
And death for life exchanged foolishly. Spenser.
To shift his being
Is to exchange one misery with another. Shak.
3. 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.
Exchange forgiveness with me, noble Hamlet. Shak.
Syn. -- To barter; change; commute; interchange; bargain; truck; swap; traffic.
ExchangeEx*change", v. i. To be changed or received in exchange for; to pass in exchange; as, dollar exchanges for ten dimes.
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