HyperDic: interchange

English > 8 senses of the word interchange:
NOUNartifactinterchangea junction of highways on different levels that permits traffic to move from one to another without crossing traffic streams
actinterchange, reciprocation, give-and-takemutual interaction
actinterchange, exchangethe act of changing one thing for another thing
actinterchange, exchangereciprocal transfer of equivalent sums of money (especially the currencies of different countries)
VERBpossessioninterchange, substitute, replace, exchangeput in the place of another
possessioninterchange, exchange, changegive to, and receive from, one another
changeinterchange, counterchange, transposecause to change places
changeinterchange, tack, switch, alternate, flip, flip-flopreverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)
interchange > pronunciation
Soundsih.nerchey'njh; ih.nterchey'njh
Rhymesarrange ... strange: 13 rhymes with eynjh...
English > interchange: 8 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA junction of highways on different levels that permits traffic to move from one to another without crossing traffic streams.
Part ofhighway, main roadA major road for any form of motor transport
NarrowercloverleafAn interchange that does not require left-hand turns
spaghetti junctionA complicated highway interchange with multiple overpasses
BroaderjunctionThe place where two or more things come together
Spanishcruce
English > interchange: 8 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningmutual interaction; the activity of reciprocating or exchanging (especially information).
Synonymsreciprocation, give-and-take
Narrowercross-fertilization, cross-fertilisationInterchange between different cultures or different ways of thinking that is mutually productive and beneficial
dealings, trafficsocial or verbal interchange (usually followed by 'with')
reciprocitymutual exchange of commercial or other privileges
BroaderinteractionA mutual or reciprocal action
Spanishintercambio, reciprocación
Catalanestira-i-arronsa, intercanvi, reciprocació
Verbsinterchangegive to, and receive from, one another
English > interchange: 8 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of changing one thing for another thing.
Example "there was an interchange of prisoners"
Synonymexchange
Narrowertradeoff, trade-offAn exchange that occurs as a compromise
Broadergroup actionaction taken by a group of people
Spanishcambio, intercambio, intercambios
Catalancanvi, intercanvi
English > interchange: 8 senses > noun 4, act
Meaningreciprocal transfer of equivalent sums of money (especially the currencies of different countries).
Example"he earns his living from the interchange of currency"
Synonymexchange
Narrowerbarter, swap, swop, tradeAn equal exchange
conversionAct of exchanging one type of money or security for another
foreign exchangeThe system by which one currency is exchanged for another
Broadercommerce, commercialism, mercantilismtransactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
Spanishcambio
Catalancanvi
English > interchange: 8 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningput in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent items.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP; Somebody ----s something with something
Example "synonyms can be interchanged without a changing the context's meaning"
Synonymssubstitute, replace, exchange
Narrowerreducesimplify the form of a mathematical equation of expression by substituting one term for another
retoolProvide (a workshop or factory) with new tools
shiftMove and exchange for another
subrogateSubstitute one creditor for another, as in the case where an insurance company sues the person who caused an accident for the insured
truncateReplace a corner by a plane
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishcanjear, intercambiar, reemplazar, substituir, suplir, sustituir
Catalanreemplaçar, substituir, suplir
English > interchange: 8 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningGive to, and receive from, one another.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsexchange, change
NarrowerbarterExchange goods without involving money
cash, cash inExchange for cash
ransom, redeemExchange or buy back for money
redeemTo turn in (vouchers or coupons) and receive something in exchange
sellExchange or deliver for money or its equivalent
substitute, sub, stand in, fill inBe a substitute
trade, trade inturn in as payment or part payment for a purchase
trade, swap, swop, switchExchange or give (something) in exchange for
BroadertransferCause to change ownership
Spanishcambiar, intercambiar
Catalanbescanviar, canviar, intercanviar
Nounsinterchangemutual interaction
English > interchange: 8 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningCause to change places.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"interchange this screw for one of a smaller size"
Synonymscounterchange, transpose
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishintercambiar, reemplazar, transponer
Catalanintercanviar, transposar
English > interchange: 8 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningreverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action) .
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymstack, switch, alternate, flip, flip-flop
Broaderchange by reversal, turn, reversechange to the contrary
Spanishalternar
Catalanalternar, canviar, intercanviar

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