Synonym for exchange
▶ exchange, verb
interchangeDictionary • We exchanged addresses. interchange • She likes to interchange furniture at home with stock from the shop.change • Can we change it for another if it doesn't work properly?trade • They traded land for goods and money.switch • The ballot boxes have been switched.swap • Some hostages were swapped for convicted prisoners.truckbarter • They have been bartering wheat for cotton and timber.reciprocatebandy • The prosecution and defense were bandying accusations back and forth.give to each othergive to one another
▶ exchange, noun
1 conversationDictionary • I had a brief exchange with him before I left. conversation • Our telephone conversation lasted an hour and a half.talk • We had a long talk about her father.word • James, could I have a quick word with you?discussion • There was a discussion about the wording of the report.chat • She asked me into her office for a chat.dialogue • He wants to open a dialogue with the protesters.natter • We must get together some time for a good natter.powwow
2 interchangeDictionary • a free exchange of information interchange • the interchange of ideas from different disciplinesdealing • ...his involvement in drug dealing and illegal money laundering.trade • The ministry has control over every aspect of foreign trade.switchswap • If she ever fancies a job swap, I could be interested.traffic • traffic in illicit drugstrafficking • He was sentenced to ten years in prison on charges of drug trafficking.truckswappingsubstitution • last-minute substitutionsbarterbarteringreciprocity • They gave assurances they would press for reciprocity with Greece in the issuing of visas.tit for tatquid pro quo • The statement is emphatic that there must be a quid pro quo.
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bandyIf you bandy words with someone, you argue with them.
• The prosecution and defense were bandying accusations back and forth.
barterIf you barter goods, you exchange them for other goods, rather than selling them for money.
• They have been bartering wheat for cotton and timber.
• Can we change it for another if it doesn't work properly?
Thesaurus for exchange from the Collins English Thesaurus
to give up, part with, or transfer (one thing) for an equivalent