- The definition of an interchange is an exchange or a place where two elements or people meet to allow exchange from one to the other.
- An example of an interchange is two people discussing their ideas for a party.
- An example of an interchange is the junction of Interstate 5 and the 405 freeway in Los Angeles.
- Interchange is defined as to trade.
An example of interchange is bartering a massage for gardening work.
- to give and take mutually; exchange: to interchange ideas
- to put (each of two things) in the other's place
- to alternate; cause to follow in succession: to interchange work with play
Origin: Middle English entrechangen from Old French entrechangier: see inter- and amp; change
- the act or an instance of interchanging
- a junction which allows movement of traffic between highways on different levels, as a cloverleaf
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verb in·ter·changed, in·ter·chang·ing, in·ter·chang·es verb, transitive
- To switch each of (two things) into the place of the other.
- To give and receive mutually; exchange.
- To cause to succeed each other in a series or pattern; alternate: interchanged gold and silver beads in the bracelet.
- To change places with each other.
- To succeed each other; alternate.
- The act or process of interchanging.
- A highway intersection designed to permit traffic to move freely from one road to another without crossing another line of traffic.
Origin: Middle English enterchaungen, from Old French entrechangier, to change : entre-, between (from Latin inter-; see inter-) + changier, to change; see change.
- inˌter·changˈer noun