Synonyms for exchange

Synonyms for (noun) exchange

Synonyms: exchange

Definition: (chess) the capture by both players (usually on consecutive moves) of pieces of equal value

Usage: the endgame began after the exchange of queens

Similar words: capture

Definition: the removal of an opponent's piece from the chess board


Synonyms: exchange

Definition: (chess) gaining (or losing) a rook in return for a knight or bishop

Usage: black lost the exchange

Similar words: capture

Definition: the removal of an opponent's piece from the chess board


Synonyms: substitution, commutation, exchange

Definition: 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"

Similar words: change

Definition: the action of changing something

Usage: the change of government had no impact on the economy; his change on abortion cost him the election


Synonyms: exchange, interchange

Definition: reciprocal transfer of equivalent sums of money (especially the currencies of different countries)

Usage: he earns his living from the interchange of currency

Similar words: commerce, commercialism, mercantilism

Definition: transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)


Synonyms: exchange

Definition: the act of giving something in return for something received

Usage: deductible losses on sales or exchanges of property are allowable

Similar words: transaction, dealing, dealings

Definition: the act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities)

Usage: no transactions are possible without him; he has always been honest is his dealings with me


Synonyms: interchange, exchange

Definition: the act of changing one thing for another thing

Usage: Adam was promised immortality in exchange for his disobedience; there was an interchange of prisoners

Similar words: group action

Definition: action taken by a group of people


Synonyms: exchange, rally

Definition: (sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes

Usage: after a short rally Connors won the point

Similar words: group action

Definition: action taken by a group of people


Synonyms: central, telephone exchange, exchange

Definition: a workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication

Similar words: work, workplace

Definition: a place where work is done

Usage: he arrived at work early today


Synonyms: exchange

Definition: a workplace for buying and selling; open only to members

Similar words: work, workplace

Definition: a place where work is done

Usage: he arrived at work early today


Synonyms: exchange

Definition: a mutual expression of views (especially an unpleasant one)

Usage: they had a bitter exchange

Similar words: conversation

Definition: the use of speech for informal exchange of views or ideas or information etc.


Synonyms: exchange

Definition: chemical process in which one atom or ion or group changes places with another

Similar words: chemical phenomenon

Definition: any natural phenomenon involving chemistry (as changes to atoms or molecules)

Synonyms for (verb) exchange

Synonyms: switch, switch over, exchange

Definition: change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence

Similar words: turn, change by reversal, reverse

Definition: change to the contrary

Usage: The trend was reversed; the tides turned against him; public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern


Synonyms: convert, exchange, commute, change

Definition: exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category

Usage: Could you convert my dollars into pounds?; He changed his name; convert centimeters into inches; convert holdings into shares

Similar words: replace

Definition: substitute a person or thing for (another that is broken or inefficient or lost or no longer working or yielding what is expected)

Usage: He replaced the old razor blade; We need to replace the secretary that left a month ago; the insurance will replace the lost income; This antique vase can never be replaced


Synonyms: commute, exchange, convert

Definition: exchange a penalty for a less severe one

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue


Synonyms: change, interchange, exchange

Definition: give to, and receive from, one another

Usage: Would you change places with me?; We have been exchanging letters for a year

Similar words: transfer

Definition: cause to change ownership

Usage: I transferred my stock holdings to my children


Synonyms: exchange, replace, interchange, substitute

Definition: put in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent items

Usage: the con artist replaced the original with a fake Rembrandt; substitute regular milk with fat-free milk; synonyms can be interchanged without a changing the context's meaning

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue


Synonyms: exchange

Definition: hand over one and receive another, approximately equivalent

Usage: exchange prisoners; exchange employees between branches of the company

Similar words: reassign, transfer

Definition: transfer somebody to a different position or location of work