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swap

 (swŏp)
v. swapped, swap·ping, swaps
v.intr.
To trade one thing for another.
v.tr.
To exchange (one thing) for another.
n.
1. An exchange of one thing for another.
2. A contract in which two parties agree to exchange periodic interest payments, especially when one payment is at a fixed rate and the other varies according to the performance of a reference rate, such as the prime rate.

[Middle English swappen, to strike, strike the hands together in closing a bargain.]

swap′per n.

swap

(swɒp) or

swop

vb, swaps, swapping, swapped, swops, swopping or swopped
to trade or exchange (something or someone) for another
n
1. an exchange
2. something that is exchanged
3. (Banking & Finance) finance Also called: swap option or swaption a contract in which the parties to it exchange liabilities on outstanding debts, often exchanging fixed-interest-rate for floating-rate debts (debt swap), either as a means of managing debt or in trading (swap trading)
[C14 (in the sense: to shake hands on a bargain, strike): probably of imitative origin]
ˈswapper, ˈswopper n

swap

(swɒp)

v. swapped, swap•ping,
n. v.t.
1. to trade or barter, as one thing for another.
v.i.
2. to make an exchange.
n.
3. an exchange: He got the radio in a swap.
[1300–50; Middle English swappen to strike, strike hands (in bargaining)]
swap′per, n.

swap


Past participle: swapped
Gerund: swapping

Imperative
swap
swap
Present
I swap
you swap
he/she/it swaps
we swap
you swap
they swap
Preterite
I swapped
you swapped
he/she/it swapped
we swapped
you swapped
they swapped
Present Continuous
I am swapping
you are swapping
he/she/it is swapping
we are swapping
you are swapping
they are swapping
Present Perfect
I have swapped
you have swapped
he/she/it has swapped
we have swapped
you have swapped
they have swapped
Past Continuous
I was swapping
you were swapping
he/she/it was swapping
we were swapping
you were swapping
they were swapping
Past Perfect
I had swapped
you had swapped
he/she/it had swapped
we had swapped
you had swapped
they had swapped
Future
I will swap
you will swap
he/she/it will swap
we will swap
you will swap
they will swap
Future Perfect
I will have swapped
you will have swapped
he/she/it will have swapped
we will have swapped
you will have swapped
they will have swapped
Future Continuous
I will be swapping
you will be swapping
he/she/it will be swapping
we will be swapping
you will be swapping
they will be swapping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been swapping
you have been swapping
he/she/it has been swapping
we have been swapping
you have been swapping
they have been swapping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been swapping
you will have been swapping
he/she/it will have been swapping
we will have been swapping
you will have been swapping
they will have been swapping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been swapping
you had been swapping
he/she/it had been swapping
we had been swapping
you had been swapping
they had been swapping
Conditional
I would swap
you would swap
he/she/it would swap
we would swap
you would swap
they would swap
Past Conditional
I would have swapped
you would have swapped
he/she/it would have swapped
we would have swapped
you would have swapped
they would have swapped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.swap - an equal exchangeswap - an equal exchange; "we had no money so we had to live by barter"
interchange, exchange - reciprocal transfer of equivalent sums of money (especially the currencies of different countries); "he earns his living from the interchange of currency"
horse trade, horse trading - the swapping of horses (accompanied by much bargaining)
Verb1.swap - exchange or give (something) in exchange forswap - exchange or give (something) in exchange for
exchange, interchange, change - give to, and receive from, one another; "Would you change places with me?"; "We have been exchanging letters for a year"
2.swap - move (a piece of a program) into memory, in computer science
go, locomote, move, travel - change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
thrash - move data into and out of core rather than performing useful computation; "The system is thrashing again!"

swap

swop
verb
1. exchange, trade, switch, traffic, interchange, barter, trade off Some hostages were swapped for convicted prisoners.
2. trade, exchange, reciprocate, bandy, pass back and forth They all sat together at a table, laughing and swapping stories.
noun
1. exchange, trade, switch, interchange, barter, trade-off If she ever fancies a job swap, I could be interested.

swap

also swop
verb
Informal. To give up in return for something else:
noun
Informal. The act of exchanging or substituting:
Translations
تَبادُليَتَبَادَلُيَتَبادَل
vyměnit si
bytte
vaihtaa jokin johonkinvaihtokauppavaihtosopimus
zamijeniti
skipta á, hafa skipti áskipti
交換する
바꾸다
maiņasamainītsamainīties
výmenavymeniť si
zamenjati
byta
แลกเปลี่ยน
trao đổi

swap

[swɒp]
A. N (= exchange) → trueque m, canje m
swaps (when collecting) → duplicados mpl
it's a fair swapes un trato equitativo
B. VT [+ cars, stamps] → trocar, canjear, intercambiar
will you swap your hat for my jacket?¿quieres cambiar tu sombrero por mi chaqueta?
we sat swapping reminiscencesestábamos contando nuestros recuerdos
to swap stories (with sb)contarse chascarrillos or historietas (con algn)
to swap places (with sb) (lit) → cambiar(se) de sitio con algn
I wouldn't mind swapping places with him! (fig) → ¡ya me gustaría a mí estar en su pellejo!
C. VIhacer un intercambio
I asked her but she wouldn't swapse lo pedí pero no quería cambiarse
I wouldn't swap with anyoneno me cambiaría por nadie
do you want to swap?¿quieres que cambiemos?
swap around swap over, swap round
A. VT + ADVcambiar de sitio
I like to swap the furniture aroundme gusta cambiar los muebles de sitio
B. VI + ADVcambiar de sitio

swap

swop [ˈswɒp]
néchange m, troc m
to do a swap → faire un échange
vt
(= exchange) [+ objects, stories, news] → échanger
to swap sth for sth (= exchange) → échanger qch contre qch, troquer qch contre qch
I would not swap my career for anyone else's → Je n'échangerais pas ma carrière contre celle d'un autre.
to swap places (seats)changer de place
to swap places with sb (fig)se mettre à la place de qn
(= replace) → échanger
to swap sth for sth (= replace) → échanger qch contre qch
I swapped my cap for a large black waterproof hat → J'ai échangé ma casquette contre un grand chapeau ciré noir.
viéchanger
Do you want to swap? → Tu veux échanger?

swap

nTausch m, → Tauschhandel m; swaps (= stamps)Tauschmarken pl; it’s a fair swapdas ist ein fairer Tausch; to do a swap (with somebody)(mit jdm) tauschen
vt stamps, cars, houses etctauschen; stories, reminiscences, addresses, insultsaustauschen; to swap something for somethingetw für etw eintauschen; to swap places with somebodymit jdm tauschen; to swap sidesdie Seiten wechseln; I’ll swap you! (inf)ich tausch mit dir (inf)
vitauschen

swap

[swɒp]
1. n (exchange) → scambio
2. vt (cars, stamps) → scambiare
to swap sth for sth else → scambiare qc con qualcos'altro
to swap places with sb → cambiare di posto con qn
3. vifare uno scambio
swap over swap round vt + adv to swap sth over or roundcambiare di posto qc
you can swap them over → li puoi cambiare di posto

swop,

swap

(swop) past tense, past participle swopped, ~swapped verb
to exchange one thing for another. He swopped his ball with another boy for a pistol; They swopped books with each other.
noun
an exchange. a fair swop.

swap

يَتَبَادَلُ vyměnit si bytte austauschen ανταλλάσσω intercambiar vaihtaa jokin johonkin échanger zamijeniti scambiare 交換する 바꾸다 ruilen bytte zamienić trocar обменивать byta แลกเปลี่ยน değiş tokuş etmek trao đổi 交换
References in classic literature ?
Besides, I know a good many dead people, and I was calculating to hunt them up and swap a little gossip with them about friends, and old times, and one thing or another, and ask them how they like it here, as far as they have got.
The town sat up all night to discuss the amazing events of the day and swap guesses as to when Tom's trial would begin.
After every successful trade he generally passed a longer or shorter term in jail; for when a poor man without goods or chattels has the inveterate habit of swapping, it follows naturally that he must have something to swap; and having nothing of his own, it follows still more naturally that he must swap something belonging to his neighbors.
Abner himself avowed his complete innocence, and told the neighbors how a red-haired man with a hare lip and a pepper-and- salt suit of clothes had called him up one morning about daylight and offered to swap him a good sleigh for an old cider press he had layin' out in the dooryard.
I am not in want of any of those things," said Sancho; "to be sure I have no hack, but I have an ass that is worth my master's horse twice over; God send me a bad Easter, and that the next one I am to see, if I would swap, even if I got four bushels of barley to boot.
Does he think I am going to offer to swap jack-knives with him?
Who sells his influence should stop it, An honest man will only swap it.
I'll swap lessons with you any time," Hazard offered.
In a barrel of odds and ends it is different; things get mixed up, and the juice kind of swaps around, and the things go better.
To sign up for a free pack from Change4Life's Sugar Swaps campaign, which includes a guide on how to make healthy food swaps to cut down on the amount of sugar your family eats each day, as well as celebritychef recipes and money-off vouchers to make buying Sugar Swaps cheaper, visit sugarswaps.
In an effort to refinance its real estate debt, a large urology group became frustrated because of what appeared to be an excessive swap termination fee.
Swaps are where retail therapy meets recycling," said Melissa Massello, co-founder of The Swapaholics and general manager of events at Swap.