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in·ter·change

 (ĭn′tər-chānj′)
v. in·ter·changed, in·ter·chang·ing, in·ter·chang·es
v.tr.
1. To switch each of (two things) into the place of the other.
2. To give and receive mutually; exchange.
3. To cause to succeed each other in a series or pattern; alternate: interchanged gold and silver beads in the bracelet.
v.intr.
1. To change places with each other.
2. To succeed each other; alternate.
n. (ĭn′tər-chānj′)
1. The act or process of interchanging.
2. A highway intersection that employs ramps and overpasses or underpasses to permit traffic to move freely from one road to another without crossing another line of traffic.

[Middle English enterchaungen, from Old French entrechangier, to change : entre-, between (from Latin inter-; see inter-) + changier, to change; see change.]

in′ter·chang′er n.

interchange

vb
to change places or cause to change places; alternate; exchange; switch
n
1. the act of interchanging; exchange or alternation
2. (Automotive Engineering) a motorway junction of interconnecting roads and bridges designed to prevent streams of traffic crossing one another
ˌinterˈchangeable adj
ˌinterˌchangeaˈbility, ˌinterˈchangeableness n
ˌinterˈchangeably adv

in•ter•change

(v. ˌɪn tərˈtʃeɪndʒ; n. ˈɪn tərˌtʃeɪndʒ)

v. -changed, -chang•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to put each in the place of the other; cause (one thing) to change places with another: to interchange pieces of modular furniture.
2. to give and receive (things) reciprocally; exchange.
3. to cause to follow one another alternately.
v.i.
4. to occur by turns or in succession; alternate.
5. to change places, as one with another.
n.
6. an act or instance of interchanging.
7. a multilevel highway intersection arranged so that vehicles may move from one road to another without crossing the streams of traffic.
[1325–75; Middle English entrechaungen < Middle French entrechangier; see inter-, change]
in`ter•chang′er, n.

interchange


Past participle: interchanged
Gerund: interchanging

Imperative
interchange
interchange
Present
I interchange
you interchange
he/she/it interchanges
we interchange
you interchange
they interchange
Preterite
I interchanged
you interchanged
he/she/it interchanged
we interchanged
you interchanged
they interchanged
Present Continuous
I am interchanging
you are interchanging
he/she/it is interchanging
we are interchanging
you are interchanging
they are interchanging
Present Perfect
I have interchanged
you have interchanged
he/she/it has interchanged
we have interchanged
you have interchanged
they have interchanged
Past Continuous
I was interchanging
you were interchanging
he/she/it was interchanging
we were interchanging
you were interchanging
they were interchanging
Past Perfect
I had interchanged
you had interchanged
he/she/it had interchanged
we had interchanged
you had interchanged
they had interchanged
Future
I will interchange
you will interchange
he/she/it will interchange
we will interchange
you will interchange
they will interchange
Future Perfect
I will have interchanged
you will have interchanged
he/she/it will have interchanged
we will have interchanged
you will have interchanged
they will have interchanged
Future Continuous
I will be interchanging
you will be interchanging
he/she/it will be interchanging
we will be interchanging
you will be interchanging
they will be interchanging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been interchanging
you have been interchanging
he/she/it has been interchanging
we have been interchanging
you have been interchanging
they have been interchanging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been interchanging
you will have been interchanging
he/she/it will have been interchanging
we will have been interchanging
you will have been interchanging
they will have been interchanging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been interchanging
you had been interchanging
he/she/it had been interchanging
we had been interchanging
you had been interchanging
they had been interchanging
Conditional
I would interchange
you would interchange
he/she/it would interchange
we would interchange
you would interchange
they would interchange
Past Conditional
I would have interchanged
you would have interchanged
he/she/it would have interchanged
we would have interchanged
you would have interchanged
they would have interchanged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.interchange - a junction of highways on different levels that permits traffic to move from one to another without crossing traffic streams
cloverleaf - an interchange that does not require left-hand turns
highway, main road - a major road for any form of motor transport
junction - the place where two or more things come together
spaghetti junction - a complicated highway interchange with multiple overpasses
2.interchange - mutual interaction; the activity of reciprocating or exchanging (especially information)
interaction - a mutual or reciprocal action; interacting
reciprocity - mutual exchange of commercial or other privileges
cross-fertilisation, cross-fertilization - interchange between different cultures or different ways of thinking that is mutually productive and beneficial; "the cross-fertilization of science and the creative arts"
dealings, traffic - social or verbal interchange (usually followed by `with')
3.interchange - the act of changing one thing for another thing; "Adam was promised immortality in exchange for his disobedience"; "there was an interchange of prisoners"
group action - action taken by a group of people
tradeoff, trade-off - an exchange that occurs as a compromise; "I faced a tradeoff between eating and buying my medicine"
4.interchange - reciprocal transfer of equivalent sums of money (especially the currencies of different countries); "he earns his living from the interchange of currency"
commerce, commercialism, mercantilism - transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
conversion - act of exchanging one type of money or security for another
barter, swap, swop, trade - an equal exchange; "we had no money so we had to live by barter"
foreign exchange - the system by which one currency is exchanged for another; enables international transactions to take place
Verb1.interchange - put in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent items; "the 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"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
shift - move and exchange for another; "shift the date for our class reunion"
reduce - simplify the form of a mathematical equation of expression by substituting one term for another
truncate - replace a corner by a plane
retool - provide (a workshop or factory) with new tools
subrogate - substitute one creditor for another, as in the case where an insurance company sues the person who caused an accident for the insured
2.interchange - give to, and receive from, one another; "Would you change places with me?"; "We have been exchanging letters for a year"
transfer - cause to change ownership; "I transferred my stock holdings to my children"
sell - exchange or deliver for money or its equivalent; "He sold his house in January"; "She sells her body to survive and support her drug habit"
cash, cash in - exchange for cash; "I cashed the check as soon as it arrived in the mail"
ransom, redeem - exchange or buy back for money; under threat
redeem - to turn in (vouchers or coupons) and receive something in exchange
stand in, sub, substitute, fill in - be a substitute; "The young teacher had to substitute for the sick colleague"; "The skim milk substitutes for cream--we are on a strict diet"
swap, swop, switch, trade - exchange or give (something) in exchange for
barter - exchange goods without involving money
trade in, trade - turn in as payment or part payment for a purchase; "trade in an old car for a new one"
3.interchange - cause to change places; "interchange this screw for one of a smaller size"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
4.interchange - reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)interchange - reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)
change by reversal, reverse, turn - change to the contrary; "The trend was reversed"; "the tides turned against him"; "public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern"

interchange

noun
1. exchange, give and take, alternation, reciprocation the interchange of ideas from different disciplines
verb
1. exchange, switch, swap, alternate, trade, barter, reciprocate, bandy She likes to interchange furniture at home with stock from the shop.

interchange

verb
1. To give up in return for something else:
Informal: swap.
2. To give and receive:
3. To do, use, or occur in successive turns:
noun
1. The act of exchanging or substituting:
Informal: swap.
2. Occurrence in successive turns:
Translations
تَبادُلمُلتَقى طُرُق
mimoúrovňová křižovatkavýměna
udvekslingvejudfletning
csomópontkicserélés
skiptislaufugatnamót
kelių mazgasvienas kitą galintys pakeisti
apmaiņa
mimoúrovňová križovatka
değiş tokuşkavşak

interchange

A. [ˌɪntəˈtʃeɪndʒ] VT
1. (= exchange) [+ views, ideas] → intercambiar, cambiar; [+ prisoners, publications] → canjear
2. (= alternate) → alternar
B. [ˈɪntətʃeɪndʒ] N
1. [of views, ideas] → intercambio m, cambio m; [of prisoners, publications] → canje m
2. (on motorway etc) → nudo m de carreteras, paso m elevado, paso m a desnivel (LAm)

interchange

[ˈɪntərtʃeɪndʒ]
n
(= exchange) [ideas, information] → échange m
(on motorway)échangeur m
[ˌɪntərˈtʃeɪndʒ] vt (= swap round) → permuter
to interchange sth with sth → échanger qch avec qch

interchange

n
(of roads)Kreuzung f; (of motorways)(Autobahn)kreuz nt
(= exchange)Austausch m
vt
(= switch round)(miteinander) vertauschen, (aus)tauschen
ideas etcaustauschen (with mit)

interchange

[n ˈɪntəˌtʃeɪndʒ; vb ˌɪntəˈtʃeɪndʒ]
1. n
a. (of views, ideas) → scambio
b. (on motorway) → interscambio, svincolo
2. vt (views) → scambiarsi

interchange

(ˈintətʃeindʒ) noun
1. a place where two or more main roads or motorways at different levels are joined by means of several small roads, so allowing cars etc to move from one road to another.
2. (an) exchange. an interchange of ideas.
ˌinterˈchangeable adjective
able to be used, put etc in the place of each other without a difference in effect, meaning etc. `Great' and `big' are not completely interchangeable.
References in classic literature ?
So they soon forgot their pride and interchanged kindnesses without stopping to think which was the greater.
Christmas and the New Year had been celebrated at Gateshead with the usual festive cheer; presents had been interchanged, dinners and evening parties given.
Let the occiputs, thus cut off, be interchanged, applying each to the head of his opposite party-man.
I have a certain claim to at least an elementary knowledge of psychology, and in this matter I am convinced--as firmly as I am convinced of anything--that the Martians interchanged thoughts without any physical intermediation.
Caderousse and his wife again interchanged a meaning look.