Translation of "exchange" - English-Japanese dictionary


noun uk /ɪksˈtʃeɪndʒ/ us /ɪksˈtʃeɪndʒ/

B1 an occasion when you give something to someone and they give you something else

an exchange of ideas
They were given food and shelter in exchange for work.

B1 a period when students and teachers from one country go to stay with students and teachers in another

交換留学生, (教師の)交換プログラム
I have happy memories of going on an exchange to France.
verb uk /ɪksˈtʃeɪndʒ/ us /ɪksˈtʃeɪndʒ/ present participle exchanging, past tense and past participle exchanged

B1 to give something to someone and get something similar from them

The two teams usually exchange shirts after the game.

to take something back to the shop where you bought it and get something else

Could I exchange / this shirt for a larger size?
exchange looks, opinions, views, etc.

If two people exchange looks, opinions, views, etc., they look at each other, talk to each other, etc.

The group meets every month to exchange views on a book they have all read.

(Translation of “exchange” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)