from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To cause to change places; transpose.
- transitive v. To make checkered; variegate.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To give and receive; to cause to change places; to exchange.
- v. To checker; to diversify, as in heraldic counterchanging.
- n. An exchange of one thing for another.
- n. Due return (for an action etc.); reciprocation.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To give and receive; to cause to change places; to exchange.
- transitive v. To checker; to diversify, as in heraldic counterchanging. See Counterchaged, a., 2.
- n. Exchange; reciprocation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To give and receive in exchange; cause to change places; cause to change from one state to its opposite; cause to make alternate changes; alternate.
- n. Interchange; reciprocation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. cause to change places
From Middle French contrechange (noun), contrechanger (verb). (Wiktionary)