interchange

verb (interchanged, interchanging)

verb (t) /ɪntəˈtʃeɪndʒ / (say intuh'chaynj)
1. to put each of (two things) in the place of the other.
2. to cause (one thing) to change places with another; transpose.
3. to give and receive (things) reciprocally; exchange: they interchanged gifts.
4. to cause to follow one another alternately: to interchange cares with pleasures.
verb (i) /ɪntəˈtʃeɪndʒ / (say intuh'chaynj)
5. to occur by turns or in succession; alternate.
6. to change places, as two persons or things, or as one with another.
noun /ˈɪntətʃeɪndʒ / (say 'intuhchaynj)
7. the act of interchanging; reciprocal exchange: the interchange of commodities.
8. a changing of places, as between two persons or things, or of one with another.
9. alternation; alternate succession.
10. any major road junction, especially where motorways converge.
11. a point, in a public transport system, at which passengers can change from one vehicle to another.
12. Australian Rules one of four players kept in reserve, who may replace any player in the team at any time; the replaced player may subsequently interchange with another player in the team.
{inter- + change; replacing Middle English enterchaunge, from Old French entrechangier (verb), entrechange (noun)
interchanger, noun

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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