Exchange

  • 1 Exchange — may mean: * Trade or barter, the voluntary exchange of goods and/or services * Social exchange * Student exchange program or high school exchange * Exchange rule, from Mathematical Logic * The exchange (chess), the value difference between rook… …

    Wikipedia

  • 2 exchange — ex·change n 1 a: a giving of something of value (as real property) in return for something of equal value (as money or property of a like kind) b in the civil law of Louisiana: a giving of something of value in return for something of equal value …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 exchange — ex*change ([e^]ks*ch[=a]nj ), n. [OE. eschange, eschaunge, OF. eschange, fr. eschangier, F. [ e]changer, 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 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 exchange — [eks chānj′, ikschānj′] vt. exchanged, exchanging [ME eschaungen < OFr eschangier < VL * excambiare: see EX 1 & CHANGE] 1. a) to give, hand over, or transfer (for another thing in return) b) to receive or give another thing for (something …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 exchange — vb Exchange, interchange, bandy mean to give a thing to another in return for another thing from him. Exchange may imply a disposing of one thing for another by or as if by the methods of bartering or trading {exchange horses} {the hostile forces …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 Exchange — Ex*change , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Exchanged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Exchanging}.] [Cf.OF. eschangier, F. [ e]changer. See {Exchange}, n.] 1. To part with give, or transfer to another in consideration of something received as an equivalent; usually… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 exchange — [n1] trade; deal barter, buying and selling, castling, change, commerce, commutation, conversion, correspondence, dealing, interchange, interdependence, interrelation, network, quid pro quo, rearrangement, reciprocation, reciprocity, replacement …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 Exchange — Ex*change , v. i. To be changed or received in exchange for; to pass in exchange; as, dollar exchanges for ten dimes. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 Exchange — (engl., spr. Ekstschehndsch), Austausch, Umtausch, Wechsel, die Börse in London …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 10 Exchange — (engl., spr. ex tschēndsch), Austausch, Umtausch; Wechsel, Umsatz; Börse (s.d.) …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 11 Exchange On —   [engl.], XON …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 12 exchange — To dispatch mail to, or receive mail from, another country …

    Glossary of postal terms

  • 13 exchange — ► VERB ▪ give something and receive something else in return. ► NOUN 1) an act or the action of exchanging. 2) a short conversation or argument. 3) the giving of money for its equivalent in the currency of another country. 4) a building or… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 14 exchange — An association of persons who participate in the business of buying or selling futures contracts or futures options. A forum or place where traders gather to buy or sell economic goods. With the advent of the computerized exchange, it is… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 15 Exchange — The marketplace in which shares, options and futures on stocks, bonds, commodities and indices are traded. Principal US stock exchanges are: New York Stock Exchange ( NYSE), American Stock Exchange ( AMEX) and the National Association of… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 16 Exchange — Dieser Artikel oder Abschnitt bedarf einer Überarbeitung. Näheres ist auf der Diskussionsseite angegeben. Hilf mit, ihn zu verbessern, und entferne anschließend diese Markierung. Der Exchange Server ist ein Groupware und Nachrichtensystem der… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 17 exchange — 1 /Iks tSeIndZ/ noun 1 GIVING/RECEIVING (C, U) the act of exchanging one thing for another or doing something to someone at the same time as they do it to you: an exchange of political prisoners | an honest exchange of information | fair exchange …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 exchange — ex|change1 W1S2 [ıksˈtʃeındʒ] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(giving/receiving)¦ 2¦(argument/discussion)¦ 3 exchange of ideas/information etc 4¦(something you buy)¦ 5¦(money)¦ 6¦(students/teachers)¦ 7¦(jobs/homes etc)¦ 8¦(fight)¦ 9¦(building)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 exchange — ex|change1 [ ıks tʃeındʒ ] noun *** ▸ 1 giving each other something ▸ 2 angry conversation ▸ 3 change type of money ▸ 4 change places with ▸ 5 place to buy & sell goods ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count a situation in which one person gives another person… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 exchange — exchanger, n. /iks chaynj /, v., exchanged, exchanging, n. v.t. 1. to give up (something) for something else; part with for some equivalent; change for another. 2. to replace (returned merchandise) with an equivalent or something else: Most… …

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