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interchange

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verb in·ter·change \ˌin-tər-ˈchānj\

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

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Examples of interchange in a Sentence

  1. We interchanged the two tires.

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Origin and Etymology of interchange

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


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interchange

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noun in·ter·change \ˈin-tər-ˌchānj\

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

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First Known Use of interchange

15th century


INTERCHANGE Defined for English Language Learners

interchange

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Definition of interchange for English Language Learners

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

interchange

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noun

Definition of interchange for English Language Learners

  • : 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


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

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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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