What is exchange?

  • (noun): A workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication.
    Synonyms: central, telephone exchange
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on exchange:

List Of Stock Exchanges - South America - Brazil
... Bahia Sergipe Alagoas Stock Exchange (BOVESBA) Minas, Brasília and Espírito Santo Stock Exchange (BOVMESB) Maringá Mercantile and Futures Exchange ...
Exchange, West Virginia - Toponomy
... Exchange was originally named Millburn by the owner of the mill there ... When the post office was established in 1906 the first postmaster, Mrs ...
Boston Stock Exchange - History
... The Boston Stock Exchange was founded in 1834 In 2002, the BSE co-founded with the Montreal Exchange (MX), a derivatives exchange and Interactive Brokers, a discount brokerage, the Boston ...
Royal Exchange, London - History
... The Royal Exchange was officially opened by Queen Elizabeth I who awarded the building its Royal title and license to sell alcohol, on 23 January 1571 ... During the 17th century, stockbrokers were not allowed in the Royal Exchange due to their rude manners, hence they had to operate from other establishments in the vicinity, like Jonathan's Coffee-House ... A second exchange was built on the site, designed by Edward Jarman, which opened in 1669, and was also destroyed by fire on 10 January 1838 ...
... album by the band Uganda Securities Exchange, the principal stock exchange in Uganda Uzbekistan Stock Exchange ...

More definitions of "exchange":

  • (verb): Exchange a penalty for a less severe one.
    Synonyms: commute, convert
  • (noun): Chemical process in which one atom or ion or group changes places with another.
  • (noun): The act of changing one thing for another thing.
    Example: "Adam was promised immortality in exchange for his disobedience"; "there was an exchange of prisoners"
  • (noun): The act of giving something in return for something received.
    Example: "Deductible losses on sales or exchanges of property are allowable"
  • (noun): (sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes.
    Synonyms: rally
  • (verb): Give to, and receive from, one another.
    Example: "We have been exchanging letters for a year"
    Synonyms: change, interchange
  • (noun): A mutual expression of views (especially an unpleasant one).
    Example: "They had a bitter exchange"
  • (noun): (chess) the capture by both players (usually on consecutive moves) of pieces of equal value.
    Example: "The endgame began after the exchange of queens"
  • (noun): Reciprocal transfer of equivalent sums of money especially the currencies of different countries.
    Synonyms: interchange
  • (noun): A workplace for buying and selling; open only to members.
  • (noun): (chess) gaining (or losing) a rook in return for a knight or bishop.
    Example: "Black lost the exchange"
  • (verb): Hand over one and receive another, approximately equivalent.
    Example: "Exchange prisoners"; "exchange employees between branches of the company"
  • (verb): Exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category.
    Synonyms: change, commute, convert

Famous quotes containing the word exchange:

    I cannot say what poetry is; I know that our sufferings and our concentrated joy, our states of plunging far and dark and turning to come back to the world—so that the moment of intense turning seems still and universal—all are here, in a music like the music of our time, like the hero and like the anonymous forgotten; and there is an exchange here in which our lives are met, and created.
    Muriel Rukeyser (1913–1980)

    I sometimes feel a great ennui, profound emptiness, doubts which sneer in my face in the midst of the most spontaneous satisfactions. Well, I would not exchange all that for anything, because it seems to me, in my conscience, that I am doing my duty, that I am obeying a superior fatality, that I am following the Good and that I am in the Right.
    Gustave Flaubert (1821–1880)

    Even if you find yourself in a heated exchange with your toddler, it is better for your child to feel the heat rather than for him to feel you withdraw emotionally.... Active and emotional involvement between parent and child helps the child make the limits a part of himself.
    Stanley I. Greenspan (20th century)