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exchange

[ iks-cheynj ]
/ 瑟ks藞t蕛e瑟nd蕭 /
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verb (used with object), ex路changed, ex路chang路ing.
verb (used without object), ex路changed, ex路chang路ing.
to make an exchange; engage in bartering, replacing, or substituting one thing for another.
to pass or be taken in exchange or as an equivalent.
noun
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Origin of exchange

1250鈥1300; (v.) Middle English eschaungen<Anglo-French eschaungier<Vulgar Latin *excambi膩re (see ex-1, change); (noun) Middle English eschaunge<Anglo-French (Old French eschange), derivative of eschaungier; modern spelling with ex- on the model of ex-1

OTHER WORDS FROM exchange

ex路chang路er, nounpre路ex路change, verb (used with object), pre路ex路changed, pre路ex路chang路ing.re路ex路change, verb, re路ex路changed, re路ex路chang路ing.un路ex路changed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for exchange

exchange
/ (瑟ks藞t蕛e瑟nd蕭) /

verb
noun

Derived forms of exchange

exchangeable, adjectiveexchangeability, nounexchangeably, adverb

Word Origin for exchange

C14: from Anglo-French eschaungier, from Vulgar Latin excambi膩re (unattested), from Latin camb墨re to barter
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Other Idioms and Phrases with exchange

exchange

see in exchange.

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