verb (used with object), swapped, swap·ping.
verb (used without object), swapped, swap·ping.
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Origin of swap
OTHER WORDS FROM swapswapper, nounun·swapped, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for swap
Other swaps fine-tune the mRNA’s efficacy so that it triggers a Goldilocks-like immune response—not too much, not too little.Fighting Covid-19 Brought These Lasting Breakthroughs to Science and Medicine|Shelly Fan|December 29, 2020|Singularity Hub
In the pandemic, as Americans were buying out supplies of jigsaw puzzles — along with toilet paper — the group evolved again, accommodating contactless porch swaps.Puzzle swap celebrates jigsaw ‘barter culture’ amid pandemic chaos|Justin Wm. Moyer|December 17, 2020|Washington Post
We did our swap in late October as a test run so that we could share our tips with you as the height of holiday cookie season approaches.Today in D.C.: Headlines to start your Wednesday in D.C., Maryland and Virginia|Dana Hedgpeth, Teddy Amenabar|December 10, 2020|Washington Post
Now his team hosts 90-minute Zoom holiday parties featuring trivia contests, virtual gift swaps, and games such as “Gingerbread Wars.”Office holiday parties are transformed for public health and economic crises|Karla Miller|December 10, 2020|Washington Post
And, of course, when the bottom line underperforms, companies cut back on dividends, which is what the swap markets line is telling us.The global rally stalls out, but Goldman Sachs is doubling down on value stocks|Bernhard Warner|December 7, 2020|Fortune
The two series have danced around each other for years, taking potshots and swapping employees.The Griffins Go to Springfield: ‘The Simpsons’ and ‘Family Guy’ Collide|Rich Goldstein|September 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Think swapping hard party invitations for evites, or cooking when hosting instead of having things catered.
Dicky Betts, alternate lead guitar to Duane, whiles away the flight swapping comic books with the bassist, Berry Oakley.Stacks: Hitting the Note with the Allman Brothers Band|Grover Lewis|March 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It's safest to de-gay fresh anecdotes you've actually experienced, but it's a lot trickier than swapping out pronouns.
They met in no-mans-land and spent the day swapping small gifts and playing soccer.
Then the two beer drinkers back in there were around and swapping it out with cannon of their own with the newcomers.
They kept swapping packs with me, imagining my pack must be lighter because I wasn't hollering.The Old World in the New|Edward Alsworth Ross
But this soon died away and they sat about, swapping lies that were white with the mildew of time.An Arkansas Planter|Opie Percival Read
The roan, tiring of that, began "swapping ends" furiously and so fast one could scarce follow his jumps.The Happy Family|Bertha Muzzy Bower
But we must not stay here yarning; this is much too dangerous a place to be swapping experiences in.A Chinese Command|Harry Collingwood