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English noun: swap

1. swap (act) an equal exchange


SamplesWe had no money so we had to live by barter.


Synonymsbarter, swop, trade


Broader (hypernym)exchange, interchange


Narrower (hyponym)horse trade, horse trading


English verb: swap

1. swap (possession) exchange or give (something) in exchange for


Synonymsswitch, swop, trade


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


Broader (hypernym)change, exchange, interchange

2. swap (motion) move (a piece of a program) into memory, in computer science


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel


Narrower (hyponym)thrash









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