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English noun: interchange

1. interchange (artifact) a junction of highways on different levels that permits traffic to move from one to another without crossing traffic streams


Broader (hypernym)junction


Narrower (hyponym)cloverleaf, spaghetti junction


Part meronymhighway, main road

2. interchange (act) mutual interaction; the activity of reciprocating or exchanging (especially information)


Synonymsgive-and-take, reciprocation


Broader (hypernym)interaction


Narrower (hyponym)cross-fertilisation, cross-fertilization, dealings, reciprocity, traffic

3. interchange (act) the act of changing one thing for another thing


SamplesAdam was promised immortality in exchange for his disobedience.
There was an interchange of prisoners.


Synonymsexchange


Broader (hypernym)group action


Narrower (hyponym)trade-off, tradeoff

4. interchange (act) reciprocal transfer of equivalent sums of money (especially the currencies of different countries)


SamplesHe earns his living from the interchange of currency.


Synonymsexchange


Broader (hypernym)commerce, commercialism, mercantilism


Narrower (hyponym)barter, conversion, foreign exchange, swap, swop, trade


English verb: interchange

1. interchange (possession) put in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent items


SamplesThe con artist replaced the original with a fake Rembrandt.
Substitute regular milk with fat-free milk.
Synonyms can be interchanged without a changing the context's meaning.


Synonymsexchange, replace, substitute


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP.
Somebody ----s something with something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify


Narrower (hyponym)reduce, retool, shift, subrogate, truncate

2. interchange (possession) give to, and receive from, one another


SamplesWould you change places with me?.
We have been exchanging letters for a year.


Synonymschange, exchange


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)transfer


Narrower (hyponym)barter, cash, cash in, fill in, ransom, redeem, redeem, sell, stand in, sub, substitute, swap, switch, swop, trade, trade, trade in

3. interchange (change) cause to change places


SamplesInterchange this screw for one of a smaller size.


Synonymscounterchange, transpose


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

4. interchange (change) reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)


Synonymsalternate, flip, flip-flop, switch, tack


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)change by reversal, reverse, turn









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