interchange


1in·ter·change

verb \ˌin-tər-ˈchānj\

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

Full Definition of INTERCHANGE

transitive verb
1
:  to put each of (two things) in the place of the other
2
:  exchange
intransitive verb
:  to change places mutually
in·ter·chang·er noun

Examples of INTERCHANGE

  1. We interchanged the two tires.

Origin of INTERCHANGE

Middle English entrechaungen, from Anglo-French *entrechanger, from entre- inter- + changer to change
First Known Use: 14th century

2in·ter·change

noun \ˈin-tər-ˌchānj\

: 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

Full Definition of INTERCHANGE

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

First Known Use of INTERCHANGE

15th century

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