Definition of Exchange:

  1. An act of giving one thing and receiving another (especially of the same type or value) in return.

  2. Open, organized marketplace (such as a stock exchange) where buyers and sellers negotiate prices. Exchanges require an almost instant (real time) bid and ask matching mechanism, settlement and clearing, and market wide price communication and determination.

  3. Give something and receive something of the same kind in return.

Synonyms of Exchange

Interchange, Trade, Trading, Trade-off, Swapping, Barter, Giving and taking, Traffic, Trafficking, Bandying, Reciprocity, Trade, Swap, Switch, Barter, Change, Interchange, American Stock Exchange, Amex, ESP, Wall Street, Abalienate, Abalienation, Agency, Agent, Alien, Alienate, Alienation, Altercation, Alternate, Alternation, Alternative, Amortization, Amortize, Amortizement, Analogy, Answer, Area code, Argument, Assign, Assignation, Assignment, Backup, Badinage, Bandy, Banter, Bargain, Bargain and sale, Barter, Bartering, Battledore and shuttlecock, Be quits with, Bequeath, Bequeathal, Board, Boomerang, Bourse, Brokerage, Buy and sell, Buying and selling, Cede, Cession, Chaff, Change, Change for, Changeling, Colloquial discourse, Colloquy, Comeback, Commerce, Commodity exchange, Communication, Communion, Commutation, Commute, Comparison, Compensate, Compound for, Confer, Conferment, Conferral, Congress, Connection, Consign, Consignation, Consignment, Contact, Conversation, Converse, Conversing, Convey, Conveyance, Conveyancing, Cooperate, Cooperation, Copy, Corn pit, Correspondence, Counter, Counterblast, Counterblow, Counterchange, Counterfeit, Counterstroke, Cross fire, Curb, Curb exchange, Curb market, Deal, Dealing, Dealings, Deed, Deed over, Deeding, Delegation, Deliver, Deliverance, Delivery, Demise, Deputation, Deputy, Deputyship, Devolve upon, Disagreement, Discourse, Displace, Displacement, Disposal, Disposition, Do business, Doing business, Double, Dub in, Dummy, Enfeoff, Enfeoffment, Equal, Equivalent, Ersatz, Exchange floor, Fake, Fill-in, Fooling, Fooling around, Get back at, Get even with, Ghost, Ghostwriter, Give, Give and take, Give in exchange, Give place to, Give title to, Give-and-take, Giving, Good-natured banter, Hand, Hand down, Hand on, Hand over, Harmless teasing, Horse trading, Horse-trade, Imitation, Information, Interaction, Interchange, Intercommunication, Intercommunion, Intercourse, Interlocution, Intermutation, Interplay, Jape, Jest, Jive, Jobbing, Joke, Josh, Kidding, Kidding around, Lease and release, Lex talionis, Linguistic intercourse, Locum tenens, Logroll, Make do with, Make over, Make way for, Makeshift, Market, Measure for measure, Merchandising, Message, Metaphor, Metonymy, Mutual admiration, Mutual support, Mutual transfer, Mutuality, Negotiate, Next best thing, Offer in exchange, Outside market, Over-the-counter market, Pass, Pass on, Pass over, Pay back, Permutation, Permute, Persiflage, Personnel, Phone book, Phone number, Phony, Pinch hitter, Pit, Pleasantry, Power of attorney, Proxy, Put up with, Quarrel, Quid pro quo, Quotation board, Raillery, Rallying, Rapping, Reciprocality, Reciprocate, Reciprocation, Reciprocity, Recoil, Redeem, Relief, Replace, Replacement, Reply, Representation, Representative, Requite, Reserves, Respond, Response, Retailing, Retaliate, Retaliation, Retort, Return, Return the compliment, Ridicule, Ring in, Ringer, Sale, Second string, Secondary, Sell, Settle, Settle on, Settlement, Settling, Shift with, Sign, Sign away, Sign over, Social intercourse, Something for something, Spares, Speaking, Speech, Speech circuit, Speech situation, Sport, Stand-in, Stock exchange, Stock market, Stock ticker, Sub, Subrogation, Substituent, Substitute, Substitution, Succedaneum, Supersedence, Superseder, Superseding, Supersedure, Supersession, Supplantation, Supplanter, Supplanting, Supplantment, Surrender, Surrogate, Swap, Swap horses, Swapping, Switch, Symbol, Synecdoche, Take in exchange, Talking, Telepathy, Telephone area, Telephone directory, Telephone exchange, Telephone market, Telephone number, The Big Board, The Exchange, The Street, Third market, Third string, Ticker, Ticker tape, Tit for tat, Token, Touch, Trade, Trade in, Trade off, Trade sight unseen, Trading, Traffic, Trafficking, Transfer, Transference, Transmission, Transmit, Transmittal, Transposal, Transpose, Transposition, Truck, Turn over, Twit, Two-way communication, Understudy, Unpleasantness, Utility player, Verbal intercourse, Vesting, Vicar, Vicariousness, Vice-president, Vice-regent, Wheat pit, Wheeling and dealing, Wholesaling

How to use Exchange in a sentence?

  1. 1. To give in return for something received; trade: exchange dollars for francs; exchanging labour for room and board. 2. To give and receive reciprocally; interchange: exchange gifts; exchange ideas. 3. To give up for a substitute: exchange a position in the private sector for a post in government. 4. To turn in for replacement: exchange defective merchandise at a store.
  2. Negotiations should eventually lead to an exchange of land for peace.
  3. Kyle was a foreign exchange student and would require a lot of time to adapt to his new environment as well as the people.
  4. We exchanged addresses.
  5. I went to a scrap exchange in which everyone brought fabric, sewing notions and patterns so crafters could exchange items they no longer use or need for items they can use and want.

Meaning of Exchange & Exchange Definition