verb (used with object), swapped, swap·ping.
verb (used without object), swapped, swap·ping.
Origin of swap
Examples from the Web for swapping
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
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.
Other major cities like San Francisco, San Antonio, and Seattle are looking into swapping street lights as well.Los Angeles Has Swapped Out 140,000 Street Lights for Highly Efficient LEDS|William O’Connor|June 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The swapping stations were constructed so that they could only handle the custom-built Renault Fluence Z.E.
I was obliged to admire my cuteness in foreseeing this very thing and swapping trees to beat it.A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Men have been known, both in tropics and in the temperate zone, to sit up half the night "swapping yarns."Notes on My Books|Joseph Conrad
They were "swapping" souvenirs—taken from prisoners—silver watches, tobacco-boxes, revolvers, compasses.Now It Can Be Told|Philip Gibbs
I left him only a moment ago, swapping tales with some trappers.Bring Me His Ears|Clarence E. Mulford
"I don't want to talk about trading and swapping, and the like," the woman broke in, firmly.Dixie Hart|Will N. Harben
British Dictionary definitions for swapping
verb swaps, swapping, swapped, swops, swopping or swopped
Word Origin for swap
Word Origin and History for swapping
c.1300, "to strike, strike the hands together," possibly imitative of the sound of hitting. The sense of "exchange, barter, trade" is first recorded 1590s, possibly from the practice of slapping hands together as a sign of agreement in bargaining. Related: Swapped; swapping. The noun in this sense is attested from 1620s.