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Noun exchange has 11 senses
  1. exchange - chemical process in which one atom or ion or group changes places with another
    --1 is a kind of
    chemical phenomenon
    --1 has particulars: photochemical exchange
  2. exchange - a mutual expression of views (especially an unpleasant one); "they had a bitter exchange"
    --2 is a kind of
  3. exchange - the act of changing one thing for another thing; "Adam was promised immortality in exchange for his disobedience"; "there was an exchange of prisoners"
    --3 is a kind of
    group action
    --3 has particulars: tradeoff, trade-off
    Derived form: verb exchange5
  4. exchange - the act of giving something in return for something received; "deductible losses on sales or exchanges of property are allowable"
    --4 is a kind of
    transaction, dealing, dealings
    --4 has particulars: logrolling
    Derived form: verb exchange1
  5. central, telephone exchange, exchange - a workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication
    --5 is a kind of workplace, work
    --5 is a part of telephone system, phone system
    --5 has particulars: centrex; switchboard, patchboard, plugboard
  6. exchange - a workplace for buying and selling; open only to members
    --6 is a kind of
    workplace, work
    --6 has particulars:
     commodity exchange, commodities exchange, commodities market; corn exchange; stock exchange, stock market, securities market
  7. rally, exchange - (sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes; "after a short rally Connors won the point"
    --7 is a kind of group action
  8. exchange, interchange - reciprocal transfer of equivalent sums of money especially the currencies of different countries; "he earns his living from the interchange of currency"
    --8 is a kind of commerce, commercialism, mercantilism
    --8 has particulars:
     conversion; barter, swap, swop, trade; foreign exchange
    Derived form: verb exchange2
  9. 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"
    --9 is a kind of change
    --9 has particulars:
     replacement, replacing; subrogation; weaning, ablactation
    Derived forms: verb exchange4, verb exchange3
  10. exchange - (chess) gaining (or losing) a rook in return for a knight or bishop; "black lost the exchange"
    --10 is a kind of
  11. exchange - (chess) the capture by both players (usually on consecutive moves) of pieces of equal value; "the endgame began after the exchange of queens"
    --11 is a kind of
Verb exchange has 5 senses
  1. exchange, change, interchange - give to, and receive from, one another; "Would you change places with me?"; "We have been exchanging letters for a year"
    --1 is one way to transfer
    Derived form: noun exchange4
    Sample sentence:
    They exchange the goods
  2. 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"
    --2 is one way to replace
    Derived forms: noun exchange8, noun exchanger1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  3. switch over, switch, exchange - change over, change around, or switch over
    --3 is one way to change by reversal, turn, reverse
    Derived form: noun exchange9
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something PP
    Somebody ----s PP
  4. exchange - hand over one and receive another, approximately equivalent; "exchange prisoners"; "exchange employees between branches of the company"
    --4 is one way to
    transfer, reassign
    Derived form: noun exchange9
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  5. commute, convert, exchange - exchange a penalty for a less severe one
    --5 is one way to change, alter, modify
    Derived form: noun exchange3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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