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Correspondence vs. Exchange

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Correspondencenoun

(uncountable) Friendly discussion.

Exchangenoun

An act of exchanging or trading.

‘All in all, it was an even exchange.’; ‘an exchange of cattle for grain’;

Correspondencenoun

(uncountable) Reciprocal exchange of civilities, especially conversation between persons by means of letters.

Exchangenoun

A place for conducting trading.

‘The stock exchange is open for trading.’;

Correspondencenoun

(countable) An agreement of situations or objects with an expected outcome.

Exchangenoun

A telephone exchange.

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Correspondencenoun

(uncountable) Newspaper or news stories, generally.

Exchangenoun

The fourth through sixth digits of a ten-digit phone number (the first three before the introduction of area codes).

‘The 555 exchange is reserved for use by the phone company, which is why it's often used in films.’; ‘NPA-NXX-1234 is standard format, where NPA is the area code and NXX is the exchange.’;

Correspondencenoun

(countable) A postal or other written communication.

Exchangenoun

A conversation.

‘After an exchange with the manager, we were no wiser.’;

Correspondencenoun

(uncountable) Postal or other written communications.

Exchangenoun

(chess) The loss of one piece and associated capture of another

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Correspondencenoun

A relation.

Exchangenoun

(usually with "the") The loss of a relatively minor piece (typically a bishop or knight) and associated capture of the more advantageous rook

Correspondencenoun

(theology) According to Swedenborg, a relationship of similarity between physical and spiritual things, such as that of light to wisdom, or warmth to love.

Exchangenoun

(obsolete) The thing given or received in return; especially, a publication exchanged for another.

Correspondencenoun

Friendly intercourse; reciprocal exchange of civilities; especially, intercourse between persons by means of letters.

‘Holding also good correspondence with the other great men in the state.’; ‘To facilitate correspondence between one part of London and another, was not originally one of the objects of the post office.’;

Exchangenoun

(biochemistry) The transfer of substances or elements like gas, amino-acids, ions etc. sometimes through a surface like a membrane.

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Correspondencenoun

The letters which pass between correspondents.

Exchangenoun

(finance) The difference between the values of money in different places.

Correspondencenoun

Mutual adaptation, relation, or agreement, of one thing to another; agreement; congruity; fitness; relation.

Exchangeverb

(transitive) To trade or barter.

‘I'll gladly exchange my place for yours.’;

Correspondencenoun

communication by the exchange of letters

Exchangeverb

(transitive) To replace with, as a substitute.

‘I'd like to exchange this shirt for one in a larger size.’; ‘Since his arrest, the mob boss has exchanged a mansion for a jail cell.’;

Correspondencenoun

compatibility of observations;

‘there was no agreement between theory and measurement’; ‘the results of two tests were in correspondence’;

Exchangenoun

The act of giving or taking one thing in return for another which is regarded as an equivalent; as, an exchange of cattle for grain.

Correspondencenoun

the relation of correspondence in degree or size or amount

Exchangenoun

The act of substituting one thing in the place of another; as, an exchange of grief for joy, or of a scepter for a sword, and the like; also, the act of giving and receiving reciprocally; as, an exchange of civilities or views.

Correspondencenoun

a function such that for every element of one set there is a unique element of another set

Exchangenoun

The thing given or received in return; esp., a publication exchanged for another.

Correspondencenoun

communication by exchange of letters

Exchangenoun

The process of setting accounts or debts between parties residing at a distance from each other, without the intervention of money, by exchanging orders or drafts, called bills of exchange. These may be drawn in one country and payable in another, in which case they are called foreign bills; or they may be drawn and made payable in the same country, in which case they are called inland bills. The term bill of exchange is often abbreviated into exchange; as, to buy or sell exchange.

Correspondencenoun

(mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation; exact correspondence of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane

Exchangenoun

A mutual grant of equal interests, the one in consideration of the other. Estates exchanged must be equal in quantity, as fee simple for fee simple.

Correspondencenoun

similarity by virtue of correspondence

Exchangenoun

The place where the merchants, brokers, and bankers of a city meet at certain hours, to transact business; also, the institution which sets regulations and maintains the physical facilities of such a place; as, the New York Stock Exchange; a commodity exchange. In this sense the word was at one time often contracted to 'change

Exchangeverb

To part with give, or transfer to another in consideration of something received as an equivalent; - usually followed by for before the thing received.

‘Exchange his sheep for shells, or wool for a sparking pebble or a diamond.’;

Exchangeverb

To part with for a substitute; to lay aside, quit, or resign (something being received in place of the thing parted with); as, to exchange a palace for cell.

‘And death for life exchanged foolishly.’; ‘To shift his beingIs to exchange one misery with another.’;

Exchangeverb

To give and receive reciprocally, as things of the same kind; to barter; to swap; as, to exchange horses with a neighbor; to exchange houses or hats.

‘Exchange forgiveness with me, noble Hamlet.’;

Exchangeverb

To be changed or received in exchange for; to pass in exchange; as, dollar exchanges for ten dimes.

Exchangenoun

chemical process in which one atom or ion or group changes places with another

Exchangenoun

a mutual expression of views (especially an unpleasant one);

‘they had a bitter exchange’;

Exchangenoun

the act of changing one thing for another thing;

‘Adam was promised immortality in exchange for his disobedience’; ‘there was an exchange of prisoners’;

Exchangenoun

the act of giving something in return for something received;

‘deductible losses on sales or exchanges of property are allowable’;

Exchangenoun

a workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication

Exchangenoun

a workplace for buying and selling; open only to members

Exchangenoun

(sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes;

‘after a short rally Connors won the point’;

Exchangenoun

reciprocal transfer of equivalent sums of money especially the currencies of different countries;

‘he earns his living from the interchange of currency’;

Exchangenoun

the act of putting one thing or person in the place of another:

‘he sent Smith in for Jones but the substitution came too late to help’;

Exchangenoun

(chess) gaining (or losing) a rook in return for a knight or bishop;

‘black lost the exchange’;

Exchangenoun

(chess) the capture by both players (usually on consecutive moves) of pieces of equal value;

‘the endgame began after the exchange of queens’;

Exchangeverb

give to, and receive from, one another;

‘Would you change places with me?’; ‘We have been exchanging letters for a year’;

Exchangeverb

exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category;

‘Could you convert my dollars into pounds?’; ‘He changed his name’; ‘convert centimeters into inches’; ‘convert holdings into shares’;

Exchangeverb

change over, change around, or switch over

Exchangeverb

hand over one and receive another, approximately equivalent;

‘exchange prisoners’; ‘exchange employees between branches of the company’;

Exchangeverb

exchange a penalty for a less severe one

Exchangenoun

an act of giving one thing and receiving another (especially of the same kind) in return

‘negotiations should lead to an exchange of land for peace’; ‘opportunities for the exchange of information’;

Exchangenoun

a visit or visits in which two people or groups from different countries stay with each other or do each other's jobs

‘an exchange visit to Germany’;

Exchangenoun

the changing of money to its equivalent in the currency of another country

‘they provided me with currency exchange at competitive rates’;

Exchangenoun

a system or market in which commercial transactions involving currency, shares, etc. can be carried out within or between countries.

Exchangenoun

a building or institution used for the trading of a particular commodity or commodities

‘the old Corn Exchange’;

Exchangenoun

a short conversation or an argument

‘there was a heated exchange’;

Exchangenoun

short for telephone exchange

Exchangenoun

a move or short sequence of moves in which both players capture material of comparable value, or particularly the exchange in which one captures a rook in return for a knight or bishop.

Exchangeverb

give something and receive something of the same kind in return

‘he exchanged a concerned glance with Stephen’; ‘we exchanged addresses’;

Exchangeverb

give or receive one thing in place of another

‘we regret that tickets cannot be exchanged’; ‘I exchanged my overalls for a sober dark suit’;

Exchangeverb

exchange contracts.

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