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exchange (n):
(chess) the capture by both players (usually on consecutive moves) of pieces of equal value
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the endgame began after the exchange of queens
exchange (n):
(chess) gaining (or losing) a rook in return for a knight or bishop
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black lost the exchange
exchange (n):
the act of putting one thing or person in the place of another:
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he sent Smith in for Jones but the substitution came too late to help
Related Words: commutationsubstitution
exchange (n):
reciprocal transfer of equivalent sums of money (especially the currencies of different countries)
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he earns his living from the interchange of currency
exchange (n):
the act of giving something in return for something received
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deductible losses on sales or exchanges of property are allowable
exchange (n):
the act of changing one thing for another thing
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Adam was promised immortality in exchange for his disobedience.
there was an interchange of prisoners
exchange (n):
(sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes
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after a short rally Connors won the point
exchange (n):
a workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication
Related Word: central
exchange (n):
a workplace for buying and selling; open only to members
exchange (n):
a mutual expression of views (especially an unpleasant one)
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they had a bitter exchange
exchange (n):
chemical process in which one atom or ion or group changes places with another
exchange (v):
change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence
Related Words: switch
exchange (v):
exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category
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Could you convert my dollars into pounds?
He changed his name.
convert centimeters into inches.
convert holdings into shares

Related Words: commuteconvert
exchange (v):
exchange a penalty for a less severe one
Related Words: commute
exchange (v):
give to, and receive from, one another
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Would you change places with me?
We have been exchanging letters for a year

Related Words: interchange
exchange (v):
put in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent items
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the con artist replaced the original with a fake Rembrandt.
substitute regular milk with fat-free milk.
synonyms can be interchanged without a changing the context's meaning

Related Words: replacesubstitute
exchange (v):
hand over one and receive another, approximately equivalent
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exchange prisoners.
exchange employees between branches of the company
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Do not wash your dirty linen in public

Kirli çamaşırlarını gözler önüne serme.
People, especially couples, who argue in front of others or involve others in their personal problems and crises, are said to be washing their dirty laundry in public


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