Definitions of exchange:
- noun: (chess) the capture by both players (usually on consecutive moves) of pieces of equal value
Example: "The endgame began after the exchange of queens"
- noun: (chess) gaining (or losing) a rook in return for a knight or bishop
Example: "Black lost the exchange"
- noun: reciprocal transfer of equivalent sums of money especially the currencies of different countries
- noun: the act of giving something in return for something received
Example: "Deductible losses on sales or exchanges of property are allowable"
- noun: the act of changing one thing for another thing
Example: "Adam was promised immortality in exchange for his disobedience"
- noun: a workplace for buying and selling; open only to members
- noun: a mutual expression of views (especially an unpleasant one)
Example: "They had a bitter exchange"
- noun: chemical process in which one atom or ion or group changes places with another
- noun: the act of putting one thing or person in the place of another
- noun: (sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes
- noun: a workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication
- verb: give to, and receive from, one another
- verb: hand over one and receive another, approximately equivalent
Example: "Exchange prisoners"
- verb: exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category
- verb: change over, change around, or switch over
- verb: exchange a penalty for a less severe one
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