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swap US English

Take part in an exchange of

swap US Thesaurus

I swapped my stereo for some hockey equipment

debt swap US English

A transaction in which a foreign exchange debt owed by a developing country is transferred to another organization on the condition that the country use local currency for a designated purpose, usually environmental protection

hot-swap US English

Fit or replace (a computer part) with the power still connected

swap meet US English

A gathering at which enthusiasts or collectors trade or exchange items of common interest

swap shop US English

An agency that provides a communication channel for people with articles to exchange or trade

house swap US English

An instance of temporarily exchanging homes with another person or family, typically for a vacation

stock swap US English

Acquisition of a company in which payment consists of stock in the buying company

credit default swap US English

A financial contract whereby a buyer of corporate or sovereign debt in the form of bonds attempts to eliminate possible loss arising from default by the issuer of the bonds. This is achieved by the issuer of the bonds insuring the buyer’s potential losses as part of the agreement

swapfile US English

A file on a hard disk used to provide space for programs that have been transferred from the processor’s memory

debt-for-nature swap in debt swap US English

A transaction in which a foreign exchange debt owed by a developing country is transferred to another organization on the condition that the country use local currency for a designated purpose, usually environmental protection