Definition of "interchange" []

  • To switch each of (two things) into the place of the other. (verb-transitive)
  • To give and receive mutually; exchange. (verb-transitive)
  • To cause to succeed each other in a series or pattern; alternate: interchanged gold and silver beads in the bracelet. (verb-transitive)
  • To change places with each other. (verb-intransitive)
  • To succeed each other; alternate. (verb-intransitive)
  • To change places or cause to change places; alternate; exchange; switch (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The act of interchanging; exchange or alternation (noun)
  • A motorway junction of interconnecting roads and bridges designed to prevent streams of traffic crossing one another (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "interchange" in a sentence
  • "VDOT had portrayed the road ending in a field in order to avoid acknowledging that the state's MRE project requires the federally funded interchange to complete it; as this revelation would necessitate that the combined project (MRE +interchange) comply with the higher U.S. environmental protection standards."
  • "But as the price climbs higher and higher, station operators have to cough up more and more of what they call interchange fees to the credit card company."
  • "The drive from Orizaba to the Oaxaca/Puebla interchange is extremely scenic, climbing dramatically for all but the final few minutes."