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interchange

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verb in·ter·change \ˌin-tər-ˈchānj\

Simple Definition of interchange

  • : to put each of two or more things in the place of the other

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of interchange

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to put each of (two things) in the place of the other

  3. 2 :  exchange

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to change places mutually

interchanger

noun

Examples of interchange in a sentence

  1. We interchanged the two tires.



Origin and Etymology of interchange

Middle English entrechaungen, from Anglo-French *entrechanger, from entre- inter- + changer to change


First Known Use: 14th century


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interchange

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noun in·ter·change \ˈin-tər-ˌchānj\

Simple Definition of interchange

  • : the act of sharing or exchanging things

  • : an area where two or more highways meet that is designed to allow traffic to move from one highway to another without stopping

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of interchange

  1. 1 :  the act, process, or an instance of interchanging :  exchange

  2. 2 :  a junction of two or more highways by a system of separate levels that permit traffic to pass from one to another without the crossing of traffic streams

15th Century

First Known Use of interchange

15th century


INTERCHANGE Defined for Kids

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interchange

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verb in·ter·change \ˌin-tər-ˈchānj\

Definition of interchange for Students

interchanged

interchanging

  1. :  to put each in the place of the other :  exchange <You can interchange the two signs.>




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interchange

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noun in·ter·change \ˈin-tər-ˌchānj\

Definition of interchange for Students

  1. 1 :  an act or instance of sharing or exchanging things <an interchange of ideas>

  2. 2 :  an area where highways meet and it is possible to move from one to the other without stopping





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