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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Interchange  \In`ter*change"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Interchanged};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Interchanging}.]  [OE. 
  entrechangen  OF  entrechangier  See  {Inter-},  and  {Change}.] 
  1.  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. 
 
  I  shall  interchange  My  waned  state  for  Henry's  regal 
  crown.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  cause  to  follow  alternately;  to  intermingle;  to  vary; 
  as  to  interchange  cares  with  pleasures. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Interchange  \In`ter*change"\,  v.  i. 
  To  make  an  interchange;  to  alternate.  --Sir  P.  Sidney. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Interchange  \In`ter*change"\,  n.  [Cf.  OF  entrechange.] 
  1.  The  act  of  mutually  changing;  the  act  of  mutually  giving 
  and  receiving;  exchange;  as  the  interchange  of  civilities 
  between  two  persons.  ``Interchange  of  kindnesses.'' 
  --South. 
 
  2.  The  mutual  exchange  of  commodities  between  two  persons  or 
  countries;  barter;  commerce.  --Howell. 
 
  3.  Alternate  succession;  alternation;  a  mingling. 
 
  The  interchanges  of  light  and  darkness.  --Holder. 
 
  Sweet  interchange  Of  hill  and  valley,  rivers,  woods, 
  and  plains.  --Milton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  interchange 
  n  1:  a  junction  of  highways  on  different  levels  that  permits 
  traffic  to  move  from  one  to  another  without  crossing 
  traffic  streams 
  2:  mutual  interaction;  the  activity  of  interchanging  or 
  reciprocating  [syn:  {reciprocation},  {give-and-take}] 
  3:  reciprocal  transfer  of  equivalent  sums  of  money  especially 
  the  currencies  of  different  countries:  "he  earns  his 
  living  from  the  interchange  of  currency"  [syn:  {exchange}] 
  v  1:  give  to  and  receive  from  one  another;  "Would  you  change 
  places  with  me?"  "We  have  been  exchanging  letters  for  a 
  year"  [syn:  {exchange},  {change}] 
  2:  cause  to  change  places,  as  of  parts  for  example  [syn:  {counterchange}, 
  {transpose}] 
  3:  reverse,  as  of  direction  or  attitude  [syn:  {switch},  {alternate}, 
  {flip},  {flip-flop}] 




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