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Noun: interchange  'in-tu(r),cheynj
  1. A junction of highways on different levels that permits traffic to move from one to another without crossing traffic streams
     
  2. Mutual interaction; the activity of reciprocating or exchanging (especially information)
    - reciprocation, give-and-take
     
  3. The act of changing one thing for another thing
    "there was an interchange of prisoners";
    - exchange
     
  4. Reciprocal transfer of equivalent sums of money (especially the currencies of different countries)
    "he earns his living from the interchange of currency";
    - exchange
Verb: interchange  'in-tu(r),cheynj
  1. Put in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent items
    "synonyms can be interchanged without a changing the context's meaning";
    - substitute, replace, exchange, sub
     
  2. Give to, and receive from, one another
    "We have been interchanging letters for a year";
    - exchange, change
     
  3. Cause to change places
    "interchange this screw for one of a smaller size";
    - counterchange, transpose
     
  4. Reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)
    - tack, switch, alternate, flip, flip-flop

Derived forms: interchanging, interchanged, interchanges

Type of: alter, change, change by reversal, commerce, commercialism, group action, interaction, junction, mercantilism, modify, reverse, transfer, turn

Part of: highway, main road

Encyclopedia: Interchange