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swap British & World English

Take part in an exchange of

swap English Thesaurus

I'd swapped some toy cars for a set of dice in a leather case

debt swap British & World English

An arrangement whereby a foreign debt owed by a developing country is transferred to a particular organization, typically in return for the country’s committing itself to specified conservation measures

hot-swap British & World English

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

swap meet British & World English

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

swap shop British & World English

An agency which puts people with articles to exchange or trade in touch with each other

house swap British & World English

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

stock swap British & World English

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

credit default swap British & World 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 British & World English

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

debt-for-nature swap in debt swap British & World English

An arrangement whereby a foreign debt owed by a developing country is transferred to a particular organization, typically in return for the country’s committing itself to specified conservation measures