Definition of Swap in English :

Define Swap in English

Swap meaning in English

Meaning of Swap in English

Pronunciation of Swap in English

Swap pronunciation in English

Pronounce Swap in English


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1. barter, swap, swop, trade

an equal exchange

Example Sentences:
'we had no money so we had to live by barter'


2. swap, switch, swop, trade

exchange or give (something) in exchange for

3. swap

move (a piece of a program) into memory, in computer science

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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verbWord forms: swaps, swapping, swapped, swops, swopping or swopped
to trade or exchange (something or someone) for another
an exchange
something that is exchanged
4. Also called: swap option, swaption finance
a contract in which the parties to it exchange liabilities on outstanding debts, often exchanging fixed-interest-rate for floating-rate debts (debt swap), either as a means of managing debt or in trading (swap trading)

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verb transitive, verb intransitiveWord forms: swapped or ˈswapping
to exchange, trade, or barter
an exchange, trade, or barter
3.  Finance
a negotiated contract as between two corporations for a mutually beneficial exchange of currencies, loans, etc.

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


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v. swapped, swap·ping, swaps
To trade one thing for another.
To exchange (one thing) for another.
1. An exchange of one thing for another.
2. A contract in which two parties agree to exchange periodic interest payments, especially when one payment is at a fixed rate and the other varies according to the performance of a reference rate, such as the prime rate.

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