- to put each in the place of the other: to interchange pieces of modular furniture.
- to cause (one thing) to change places with another; transpose.
- to give and receive (things) reciprocally; exchange: The twins interchanged clothes frequently.
- to cause to follow one another alternately; alternate: to interchange business cares with pleasures.
- to occur by turns or in succession; alternate.
- to change places, as two persons or things, or as one with another.
- an act or instance of interchanging; reciprocal exchange: the interchange of commodities.
- a changing of places, as between two persons or things, or of one with another.
- alternation; alternate succession.
- a highway intersection consisting of a system of several different road levels arranged so that vehicles may move from one road to another without crossing the streams of traffic.
Origin of interchange
Examples from the Web for interchange
Kopin said the interchange was nothing more than a “gentle caress.”Is Sex Assault a Crime in the Ivy League?
May 10, 2014
But even Jesselyn Radack, one of Snowden's American lawyers, instantly acknowledged that the interchange was a misstep.
Wizner said he understood the revulsion: The interchange looked like cheap agitprop.
But rising fees on bank accounts was a predictable (and predicted) effect of the interchange fee regulations.Did Financial Services Reform Inadvertently Put a Kink In Obamacare?
May 23, 2013
Used by over 400,000 motorists daily, the project also enhances the safety of motorists traveling on the Interchange.America's 50 Worst Commutes
The Daily Beast
March 8, 2011
Great was the interchange of news over the homely hearty meal.The Armourer's Prentices
Charlotte M. Yonge
"You see, by the interchange your positions were reversed," continued the lawyer.A Son of Hagar
Sir Hall Caine
Delcassé had listened to this interchange with smiling lips.The Destroyer
Burton Egbert Stevenson
Finally the interchange was ended, and Ran-los bowed himself out.The Great Dome on Mercury
Arthur Leo Zagat
This interchange of compliments was interrupted by the announcement of supper.David Dunne
Belle Kanaris Maniates
- to change places or cause to change places; alternate; exchange; switch
- the act of interchanging; exchange or alternation
- a motorway junction of interconnecting roads and bridges designed to prevent streams of traffic crossing one another
Word Origin and History for interchange
1540s, "act of exchange, from Old French entrechange, from entrechangier (see interchange (v.)). In reference to a type of road junction, 1944.