- IPA: /swɒp/
swap (swaps, present participle swapping; past and past participle swapped)
- (transitive) To exchange#Verb|exchange or give (something) in an exchange (for something else).
- Synonyms: exchange, switch, trade
- (transitive, obsolete) To hit#Verb|hit, to strike#Verb|strike.
- (transitive, obsolete) To beat#Verb|beat the air#Noun|air, or ply#Verb|ply the wing#Noun|wings, with a sweeping#Adjective|sweeping motion or noise; to flap#Verb|flap.
- (intransitive, obsolete) To descend or fall#Verb|fall; to rush#Verb|rush hastily or violently.
- (exchange or give (something) in exchange for) interchange, switch; See also Thesaurus:switch
- (hit, strike) bang, knock, tap; See also Thesaurus:hit
- (beat the air) flap
- (rush hastily) fly, speed, zoom; See also Thesaurus:rush
- French: permuter
- German: tauschen, austauschen, vertauschen, wechseln
- Italian: scambiare, barattare, permutare, commutare
- Portuguese: trocar, intercambiar
- Russian: меня́ться
- Spanish: intercambiar, canjear, trocar, cambalachear, permutar
swap (plural swaps)
- An exchange of two comparable things.
- (finance) A financial derivative in which two parties agree to exchange one stream of cashflow against another stream.
- (computing, informal, uncountable) Space available in a swap file for use as auxiliary memory.
- How much swap do you need?
- swap line
- swap meet
- French: échange
- German: Tausch, Tauschgeschäft
- Italian: scambio, baratto, permuta
- Portuguese: troca
- Russian: обме́н
- Spanish: cambalache, trueque, canje