exchange

phonetic symbol: / ɪkstʃéɪndʒ / 

exchange - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ (chess) the capture by both players (usually on consecutive moves) of pieces of equal value
e.g.)
・the endgame began after the exchange of queens

[ noun ]
■ (chess) gaining (or losing) a rook in return for a knight or bishop
e.g.)
・black lost the exchange

[ noun ]
■ the act of putting one thing or person in the place of another:
commutation , substitution

[ noun ]
■ reciprocal transfer of equivalent sums of money (especially the currencies of different countries)
interchange

[ noun ]
■ the act of giving something in return for something received
e.g.)
・deductible losses on sales or exchanges of property are allowable

[ noun ]
■ the act of changing one thing for another thing
e.g.)
・Adam was promised immortality in exchange for his disobedience
interchange

[ noun ]
■ (sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes
rally

[ noun ]
■ a workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication
central , telephone exchange

[ noun ]
■ a workplace for buying and selling
■ open only to members

[ noun ]
■ a mutual expression of views (especially an unpleasant one)
e.g.)
・they had a bitter exchange

[ noun ]
■ chemical process in which one atom or ion or group changes places with another

[ verb ]
■ change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence
switch , switch over

[ verb ]
■ exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category
change , commute , convert

[ verb ]
■ exchange a penalty for a less severe one
commute , convert

[ verb ]
■ give to, and receive from, one another
change , interchange

[ verb ]
■ put in the place of another
■ switch seemingly equivalent items
interchange , replace , substitute

[ verb ]
■ hand over one and receive another, approximately equivalent
e.g.)
・exchange prisoners
・exchange employees between branches of the company

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