In`ter*change" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Interchanged (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Interchanging (?).] [OE. entrechangen, OF. entrechangier. See Inter-, and Change.]

1.

To put each in the place of the other; to give and take mutually; to exchange; to reciprocate; as, to interchange places; they interchanged friendly offices and services.

I shall interchange My waned state for Henry's regal crown. Shak.

2.

To cause to follow alternately; to intermingle; to vary; as, to interchange cares with pleasures.

 

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In`ter*change", v. i.

To make an interchange; to alternate.

Sir P. Sidney.

 

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In`ter*change" (?), n. [Cf. OF. entrechange.]

1.

The act of mutually changing; the act of mutually giving and receiving; exchange; as, the interchange of civilities between two persons.

"Interchange of kindnesses."

South.

2.

The mutual exchange of commodities between two persons or countries; barter; commerce.

Howell.

3.

Alternate succession; alternation; a mingling.

The interchanges of light and darkness. Holder.

Sweet interchange Of hill and valley, rivers, woods, and plains. Milton.

 

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Interchanges are where you can enter and exit a freeway. Also known as exits.

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