Webster dictionary was developed by Noah Webster in the beginning of 19th century. On this website, you can find definition for exchange from the 1913 edition of Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary. Define exchange using one of the most comprehensive free online dictionaries on the web.

Search Results

exchange
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 10
2. The act of substituting one thing in the place of another; as, an exchange of grief for joy, or of a scepter for a sword, and the like; also, the act of giving and receiving reciprocally; as, an exchange of civilities or views.
3. The thing given or received in return; esp., a publication exchanged for another.
4. A mutual grant of equal interests, the one in consideration of the other. Estates exchanged must be equal in quantity, as fee simple for fee simple.
5. The place where the merchants, brokers, and bankers of a city meet at certain hours, to transact business. In this sense often contracted to 'Change.
6. To part with for a substitute; to lay aside, quit, or resign ( something being received in place of the thing parted with); as, to exchange a palace for cell.
7. To give and receive reciprocally, as things of the same kind; to barter; to swap; as, to exchange horses with a neighbor; to exchange houses or hats.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To be changed or received in exchange for; to pass in exchange; as, dollar exchanges for ten dimes.
Examples of usage:
Filter by Alphabet