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Definition of Swap

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

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

When I was designing, I had in mind Jimi Hendrix, and I could hardly find skinny indie black kids to wear my clothes. I remember one telling me he had to swap his skinny jeans for baggy ones in the subway before going home, so he wouldn't get in trouble in his neighborhood.
Hedi Slimane

The advantage of age is that you swap youth for wisdom. You're so full of insecurities when you're young. 'Who am I? What do I have to do for people to like me?' You get caught up in things. You get very emotional about things.
Cherie Lunghi

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

I wouldn't swap the era I competed in for anything, not a day of it. I started out as an amateur, and people like myself, Seb Coe, Steve Ovett, Steve Cram, Tessa Sanderson and the rest did it for the glory of winning medals for our country.
Daley Thompson
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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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