exchanged blows

Definition of exchanged blows

  1. :  to hit one another The two boxers exchanged blows.

Word by Word Definitions

exchangeplay exchanged
  1. :  the act of giving or taking one thing in return for another :  trade

    :  the act or process of substituting one thing for another

    :  reciprocal giving and receiving

  1. :  to part with, give, or transfer in consideration of something received as an equivalent

    :  to have replaced by other merchandise

    :  to part with for a substitute

blowplay blows
  1. :  to be in motion

    :  to move with speed or force

    :  to move or run quickly

  1. :  an instance of air moving with speed or force :  a blowing of wind especially when strong or violent

    :  brag, boasting

    :  an act or instance of blowing (see 1blow)

  1. :  flower, bloom

  1. :  blossoms

    :  bloom

  1. :  a forcible stroke delivered with a part of the body (as the fist) or with an instrument

    :  a hostile act or state :  combat

    :  a forcible or sudden act or effort :  assault


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