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Definition 1: the act of changing one thing for another thing - [noun denoting act]

Samples where interchange or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Adam was promised immortality in exchange for his disobedience
  • there was an interchange of prisoners

Synonyms for interchange in the sense of this definition

(interchange is a kind of ...) action taken by a group of people

(... is a kind of interchange ) an exchange that occurs as a compromise

"I faced a tradeoff between eating and buying my medicine"

Definition 2: mutual interaction; the activity of reciprocating or exchanging (especially information) - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for interchange in the sense of this definition

(interchange is a kind of ...) a mutual or reciprocal action; interacting

(... is a kind of interchange ) mutual exchange of commercial or other privileges

(... is a kind of interchange ) interchange between different cultures or different ways of thinking that is mutually productive and beneficial

"the cross-fertilization of science and the creative arts"

(... is a kind of interchange ) social or verbal interchange (usually followed by `with')

Definition 3: reciprocal transfer of equivalent sums of money (especially the currencies of different countries) - [noun denoting act]

Samples where interchange or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he earns his living from the interchange of currency

Synonyms for interchange in the sense of this definition

(interchange is a kind of ...) transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)

(... is a kind of interchange ) act of exchanging one type of money or security for another

(... is a kind of interchange ) an equal exchange

"we had no money so we had to live by barter"

(... is a kind of interchange ) the system by which one currency is exchanged for another; enables international transactions to take place

Definition 4: a junction of highways on different levels that permits traffic to move from one to another without crossing traffic streams - [noun denoting artifact]

(interchange is a kind of ...) the place where two or more things come together

(... is a kind of interchange ) an interchange that does not require left-hand turns

(... is a kind of interchange ) a complicated highway interchange with multiple overpasses

(... is part of interchange) a major road for any form of motor transport

Definition 5: reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action) - [verb of change]

Synonyms for interchange in the sense of this definition

(interchange is a kind of ...) change to the contrary

"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"

Definition 6: cause to change places - [verb of change]

Samples where interchange or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • interchange this screw for one of a smaller size

Synonyms for interchange in the sense of this definition

(interchange is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

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

Definition 7: give to, and receive from, one another - [verb of possession]

Samples where interchange or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Would you change places with me?
  • We have been exchanging letters for a year

Synonyms for interchange in the sense of this definition

(interchange is a kind of ...) cause to change ownership

"I transferred my stock holdings to my children"

(... is a kind of interchange ) exchange or deliver for money or its equivalent

"He sold his house in January" "She sells her body to survive and support her drug habit"

(... is a kind of interchange ) exchange for cash

"I cashed the check as soon as it arrived in the mail"

(... is a kind of interchange ) exchange or buy back for money; under threat

(... is a kind of interchange ) to turn in (vouchers or coupons) and receive something in exchange

(... is a kind of interchange ) be a substitute

"The young teacher had to substitute for the sick colleague" "The skim milk substitutes for cream--we are on a strict diet"

(... is a kind of interchange ) exchange or give (something) in exchange for

(... is a kind of interchange ) exchange goods without involving money

(... is a kind of interchange ) turn in as payment or part payment for a purchase

"trade in an old car for a new one"

Definition 8: put in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent items - [verb of possession]

Samples where interchange or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for interchange in the sense of this definition

(interchange is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

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

(... is a kind of interchange ) move and exchange for another

"shift the date for our class reunion"

(... is a kind of interchange ) simplify the form of a mathematical equation of expression by substituting one term for another

(... is a kind of interchange ) replace a corner by a plane

(... is a kind of interchange ) provide (a workshop or factory) with new tools

(... is a kind of interchange ) substitute one creditor for another, as in the case where an insurance company sues the person who caused an accident for the insured

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