Definitions For Exchange


  • (chess) the capture by both players (usually on consecutive moves) of pieces of equal value
  • (chess) gaining (or losing) a rook in return for a knight or bishop
  • The act of putting one thing or person in the place of another:
  • Reciprocal transfer of equivalent sums of money (especially the currencies of different countries)
  • The act of giving something in return for something received
  • The act of changing one thing for another thing
  • (sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes
  • A workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication
  • A workplace for buying and selling; open only to members
  • A mutual expression of views (especially an unpleasant one)
  • Chemical process in which one atom or ion or group changes places with another
  • An occurrence in which people give things of similar value to each other : the act of giving or taking one thing in return for another thing
  • An occurrence in which people direct something at each other
  • An occurrence in which people give information to each other


  • Change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence
  • Exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category
  • Exchange a penalty for a less severe one
  • Give to, and receive from, one another
  • Put in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent items
  • Hand over one and receive another, approximately equivalent
  • To give something and receive something in return
  • To direct (words, looks, etc.) at each other
  • To return (a product) to a store and have it replaced by another product : to trade (something that has been purchased) for something else

Is Exchange a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Exchange is worth 21 points in Scrabble and 23 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Exchange in a Sentence

  • An even exchange of property
  • An angry exchange of insults
  • A useful exchange of information
  • We exchanged addresses and promised we'd write each other often.
  • These coupons can be exchanged for food.
  • I'd like to exchange this sweater for a smaller one.

Synonyms for Exchange

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