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Synonyms for exchange

Synonyms for exchange

to give up in return for something else

to give and receive

Synonyms for exchange

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

a mutual expression of views (especially an unpleasant one)

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the act of changing one thing for another thing

the act of giving something in return for something received

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

(sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes

reciprocal transfer of equivalent sums of money (especially the currencies of different countries)

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"

(chess) gaining (or losing) a rook in return for a knight or bishop

(chess) the capture by both players (usually on consecutive moves) of pieces of equal value

exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category

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

hand over one and receive another, approximately equivalent

exchange a penalty for a less severe one

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References in classic literature ?
Money then being established as the necessary medium of exchange, another species of money-getting spon took place, namely, by buying and selling, at probably first in a simple manner, afterwards with more skill and experience, where and how the greatest profits might be made.
For which reason others endeavour to procure other riches and other property, and rightly, for there are other riches and property in nature; and these are the proper objects of economy: while trade only procures money, not by all means, but by the exchange of it, and for that purpose it is this which it is chiefly employed about, for money is the first principle and the end of trade; nor are there any bounds to be set to what is thereby acquired.
There were no operators, switchboards, or exchanges.
In some exchanges as many as half a dozen operators were necessary to handle a single call; and the clamor and confusion were becoming unbearable.
Then, again, within the city, how will they exchange their productions?
Then they will need a market-place, and a money-token for purposes of exchange.
We see, therefore, how the modern bourgeoisie is itself the product of a long course of development, of a series of revolutions in the modes of production and of exchange.
It has resolved personal worth into exchange value.
He doesn't even make much money on the Stock Exchange.
Noun --A social meeting of two (or more) Whale-ships, generally on a cruising-ground; when, after exchanging hails, they exchange visits by boats' crews: the two captains remaining, for the time, on board of one ship, and the two chief mates on the other.
And that is, if thou wilt make the exchange of garments with Lord Athelstane instead of me.
The exchange of dress was now accomplished, when a sudden doubt struck Cedric.
It was two or three days after the news of this reached London that Macalister came into the tavern in Beak Street and announced joyfully that things were looking brighter on the Stock Exchange.
He began to watch the Stock Exchange columns of the paper with new interest.
The prince took off his tin cross, Parfen his gold one, and the exchange was made.