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KK Pronunciation

〔 Iksˋtʃendʒ 〕


〔 iksˊtʃeindʒ 〕

Overview of noun exchange

The noun exchange has 11 senses

  • exchange -- (chemical process in which one atom or ion or group changes places with another)

  • exchange -- (a mutual expression of views (especially an unpleasant one); "they had a bitter exchange")

  • exchange, interchange -- (the act of changing one thing for another thing; "Adam was promised immortality in exchange for his disobedience"; "there was an interchange of prisoners")

  • exchange -- (the act of giving something in return for something received; "deductible losses on sales or exchanges of property are allowable")

  • central, telephone exchange, exchange -- (a workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication)

  • exchange -- (a workplace for buying and selling; open only to members)

  • rally, exchange -- ((sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes; "after a short rally Connors won the point")

  • exchange, interchange -- (reciprocal transfer of equivalent sums of money (especially the currencies of different countries); "he earns his living from the interchange of currency")

  • substitution, exchange, commutation -- (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")

  • exchange -- ((chess) gaining (or losing) a rook in return for a knight or bishop; "black lost the exchange")

  • exchange -- ((chess) the capture by both players (usually on consecutive moves) of pieces of equal value; "the endgame began after the exchange of queens")

Overview of verb exchange

The verb exchange has 6 senses

  • exchange, change, interchange -- (give to, and receive from, one another; "Would you change places with me?"; "We have been exchanging letters for a year")

  • change, exchange, commute, convert -- (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")

  • switch over, switch, exchange -- (change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence)

  • exchange -- (hand over one and receive another, approximately equivalent; "exchange prisoners"; "exchange employees between branches of the company")

  • substitute, replace, interchange, exchange -- (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")

  • commute, convert, exchange -- (exchange a penalty for a less severe one)