Translation of "exchange" - English-Spanish 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

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.

intercambiar miradas, opiniones, puntos de vista, etc.
The group meets every month to exchange views on a book they have all read.

(Translation of “exchange” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /iksˈtʃeindʒ/

to give, or give up, in return for something else

Can you exchange a dollar note for two 50-cent pieces?

to give and receive in return

They exchanged amused glances.
exchangeable adjective

exchange rate noun

(business) the value of the money of one country when you change it into the currency of another country

tasa de cambio
You generally get a better exchange rate at a bank than at an airport.

(Translation of “exchange” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)