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.
- in·ter·chang·er, noun
- pre·in·ter·change, noun
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How to use interchange in a sentence
Kopin said the interchange was nothing more than a “gentle caress.”
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? | Megan McArdle | May 23, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Most of you probably didn't pay much attention to the Great interchange Fee Wars of 2010.Did Financial Services Reform Inadvertently Put a Kink In Obamacare? | Megan McArdle | May 23, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Brief as was this interchange of politenesses, it sufficed to knit together the souls of the seaman and the small boy.The Garret and the Garden | R.M. Ballantyne
The doctor is highly esteemed by the physicians of his system, who continually interchange calls with him.
Another day went by, enlivened only by an interchange of notes between Mr. Gryce and Miss Butterworth.The Circular Study | Anna Katharine Green
They corresponded up to the very end of Holbach's life and there was a constant interchange of friendly offices between them.Baron d'Holbach | Max Pearson Cushing
Just then a carriage drawn by two fine bays passed them, and there was an interchange of nods.The Butterfly House | Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
British Dictionary definitions for interchange
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
- interchangeable, adjective
- interchangeability or interchangeableness, noun
- interchangeably, adverb
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