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Definition of Swap


  1. To strike; -- with off.
  2. To exchange (usually two things of the same kind); to swop.
  3. To fall or descend; to rush hastily or violently.
  4. To beat the air, or ply the wings, with a sweeping motion or noise; to flap.
  5. A blow; a stroke.
  6. An exchange; a barter.
  7. Hastily.

Swap Quotations

The Church has always been willing to swap off treasures in heaven for cash down.
Robert Green Ingersoll

I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world.
Thomas A. Edison

One of my favorites has always been 'Swap Meet.' One of the reasons why I like that is it's a song that's in a drop-D tuning, and of course, also being a guitar player, it's one of the songs that I really like the riff on it.
Chad Channing

In the interest rate area, traders have for a long time used a version of what is known as Black's model for European bond options; another version of the same model for caps and floors; and yet another version of the same model for European swap options.
John Hull

Would I swap what I have achieved as a cook if I could have been as successful as a footballer? Definitely.
Gordon Ramsay
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Swap Translations

swap in Afrikaans is wissel, inruil
swap in Dutch is inruilen, ruilen, wisselen
swap in Finnish is vaihtaa
swap in German is wechseln, tauschen, Wechsel
swap in Portuguese is troca
swap in Spanish is trueque, cambiar, permuta, intercambio
swap in Swedish is byta
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