- make an exchange
- return the compliment
- buy and sell
Other Word Forms of Exchange
Origin of Exchange
From Middle English eschaunge, from Anglo-Norman eschaunge, from Old French eschange (whence modern French échange), from the verb eschanger, from Vulgar Latin *excambiāre, present active infinitive of *excambiō (from Latin ex with Late Latin cambiō). Spelling later changed on the basis of ex- in English.
From Middle English eschaungen, from Anglo-Norman eschaungier, eschanger, from the Old French verb eschangier, eschanger (whence modern French échanger), from Vulgar Latin *excambiāre, present active infinitive of *excambiō (from Latin ex with Late Latin cambiō).
Middle English eschaungen from Anglo-Norman eschaungier from Vulgar Latin excambiāre Latin ex- ex- Late Latin cambīre to exchange, barter change
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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