What does INTERCHANGE mean?

Definitions for INTERCHANGE
ˌɪn tərˈtʃeɪndʒ; ˈɪn tərˌtʃeɪndʒINTERCHANGE

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. interchange(noun)

    a junction of highways on different levels that permits traffic to move from one to another without crossing traffic streams

  2. interchange, reciprocation, give-and-take(noun)

    mutual interaction; the activity of reciprocating or exchanging (especially information)

  3. exchange, interchange(noun)

    the act of changing one thing for another thing

    "Adam was promised immortality in exchange for his disobedience"; "there was an interchange of prisoners"

  4. exchange, interchange(verb)

    reciprocal transfer of equivalent sums of money (especially the currencies of different countries)

    "he earns his living from the interchange of currency"

  5. substitute, replace, interchange, exchange(verb)

    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"

  6. exchange, change, interchange(verb)

    give to, and receive from, one another

    "Would you change places with me?"; "We have been exchanging letters for a year"

  7. counterchange, transpose, interchange(verb)

    cause to change places

    "interchange this screw for one of a smaller size"

  8. interchange, tack, switch, alternate, flip, flip-flop(verb)

    reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)


  1. Interchange(n.)

    An intersection between highways, having two or more levels and a series of connecting roadways so that traffic on one highway may pass over or under the other highway without crossing through the line of traffic, and vehicles may pass from one highway to the other while traffic on both highways continues uninterrupted. A common interchange is the cloverleaf.

  2. Origin: [Cf. OF. entrechange.]


  1. interchange(Noun)

    An act of interchanging.

  2. interchange(Noun)

    A highway junction in which traffic may change from one road to another without crossing a stream of traffic.

  3. interchange(Noun)

    A connection between two or more lines, services or modes of transport; a station at which such a connection can be made.

    Holborn tube station is the only interchange between the London Underground Central and Piccadilly Lines

  4. interchange(Verb)

    to switch (each of two things)

  5. interchange(Verb)

    to mutually give and receive (something); to exchange

  6. interchange(Verb)

    to swap or change places

  7. interchange(Verb)

    to alternate

Webster Dictionary

  1. Interchange(verb)

    to put each in the place of the other; to give and take mutually; to exchange; to reciprocate; as, to interchange places; they interchanged friendly offices and services

  2. Interchange(verb)

    to cause to follow alternately; to intermingle; to vary; as, to interchange cares with pleasures

  3. Interchange(verb)

    to make an interchange; to alternate

  4. Interchange(noun)

    the act of mutually changing; the act of mutually giving and receiving; exchange; as, the interchange of civilities between two persons

  5. Interchange(noun)

    the mutual exchange of commodities between two persons or countries; barter; commerce

  6. Interchange(noun)

    alternate succession; alternation; a mingling

  7. Origin: [OE. entrechangen, OF. entrechangier. See Inter-, and Change.]


  1. Interchange

    In the field of road transport, an interchange is a road junction that typically uses grade separation, and one or more ramps, to permit traffic on at least one highway to pass through the junction without directly crossing any other traffic stream. It differs from a standard intersection, at which roads cross at grade. Interchanges are almost always used when at least one of the roads is a controlled-access highway or a limited-access divided highway, though they may occasionally be used at junctions between two surface streets.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Interchange

    in-tėr-chānj′, v.t. to give and take mutually: to exchange.—v.i. to succeed alternately.—n. mutual exchange: alternate succession.—adj. Interchange′able, that may be interchanged: following each other in alternate succession.—ns. Interchange′ableness, Interchangeabil′ity.—adv. Interchange′ably.—ns. Interchange′ment (Shak.), exchange, mutual transfer; Interchang′er.

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  1. interchange


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of INTERCHANGE in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of INTERCHANGE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of INTERCHANGE in a Sentence

  1. Grant Halverson:

    The four Australian banks aren't prepared to give up the amount of interchange fees that the U.S., Canadian and UK banks have done.

  2. The FCA:

    We will, however, consider, the possible implications of the proposed interchange fee cap on the evolution of the credit card market.

  3. Art Bilek:

    People have friends and relatives who go back and forth, there is an interchange, a community he could tap. It wasn't just people who wanted to. It was, in some cases, 'You do this or I hurt your family back home.'.

  4. Joseph Addison:

    From social intercourse are derived some of the highest enjoyments of life; where there is a free interchange of sentiments the mind acquires new ideas, and by frequent exercise of its powers, the understanding gains fresh vigor.

  5. Roger Kay:

    National Security Administration people that I've spoken to over the years have bemoaned the rising tide of difficult-to-decipher digital interchange, from voice, encrypted or not, at this point, the bad guys are outrunning the good because there are just too many channels to monitor.

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