Exchange

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Definition

to exchange: to swap, to trade
verb
We exchanged phone numbers, but I lost hers, so I hope she still has mine.

an exchange: a trade, a swap, a deal, a switch, a transaction
noun
Pronunciation examples
UK: We've already exchanged phone numbers.
US: The exchange rate between the US and Kalakistan is very favorable.

Examples

  • "Christmas is a time for giving, and what better way to celebrate it than by exchanging gifts with our colleagues?"
  • "Our beloved director of sales, and ex-president of Cheeterland, Philip Cheeter, recently completed a unique weekend seminar as part of Delavigne Corp's training program. Here's a excerpt from a recent e-mail exchange between the two of us"
  • "Brian and Charlie exchange text messages."
  • "After complaining about the weather for half an hour, she told me that she recently handed over a cheque for £90,000 to a "nice young man", and that in exchange he promised to re-plaster the ceiling in her sitting room. I'm no expert on re-plastering, but this seems like a rather large sum of money."
  • "Money is useful because it can be exchanged for products and services."
  • "Actually all of them told me, Philip and Susie sent me blind carbon copies of all of the e-mails you exchanged, and Icarus called me as soon as you finished speaking to him, you know how nervous he gets."
  • "You can call me Bruno, I hope we can exchange meditation techniques."
  • "Archibald : While I'd love to exchange more absurd exaggerations with you, Miss Watson, I would love even more to help find your server and have it back to you by tomorrow afternoon."
  • "So you want to exchange some money?"

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