American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To trade one thing for another.
- v. To exchange (one thing) for another.
- n. An exchange of one thing for another.
- n. A contract in which two parties agree to exchange periodic interest payments, especially when one payment is at a fixed rate and the other varies according to the performance of a reference rate, such as the prime rate.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To strike; beat.
- To chop: used with reference to cutting wheat in a peculiar way.
- To strike; aim a blow.
- To move swiftly; rush.
- To fall down.
- n. A blow; a stroke.
- n. A swoop.
- n. A fall.
- At a snatch; hastily; with hasty violence.
- To exchange; barter.
- To barter; exchange.
- n. An act of swapping; a barter; an exchange.
- n. A roughly equal exchange of two comparable things.
- n. finance A financial derivative in which two parties agree to exchange one stream of cashflow against another stream.
- v. obsolete To strike, hit.
- v. To exchange or give (something) in an exchange (for something else).
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. Obs. or Prov. Eng. To strike; -- with
- v. colloq. To exchange (usually two things of the same kind); to swop.
- v. To fall or descend; to rush hastily or violently.
- v. To beat the air, or ply the wings, with a sweeping motion or noise; to flap.
- n. Obs. or Prov. Eng. A blow; a stroke.
- n. colloq. An exchange; a barter.
- adv. Prov. Eng. Hastily.
- v. exchange or give (something) in exchange for
- v. move (a piece of a program) into memory, in computer science
- n. an equal exchange
- Uncertain, probably from imitative origin. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English swappen, to strike, strike the hands together in closing a bargain. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The caps will go into effect 60 days after the agency defines the term "swap.”
“The term swap execution facility is broadly defined and includes "any means of interstate commerce" used to offer multiple participants the ability to execute or trade swaps by accepting bids and offers made by other participants.”
“You cannot simply swap from the hypothetical ( "could it have possibly been worse for Wales?") to the empirical ( "it wasn't worse for other countries") when it suits.”
“But proprietary trading groups could be tripped up if they are classified as "swap dealers"—a term that is yet to be firmly defined but which is expected to include dealer banks because they are one side of nearly every swap trade.”
“If smaller, proprietary trading groups are classified as swap dealers, they would be subject to more onerous capital charges, throwing a potential roadblock in plans to expand into the evolving swaps market.”
“The reason a hot swap is needed is that that disk is locked (i. e encrypted) when the xbox is off.”
“Clothing left over at the end of the swap is donated to Project H.O.M.E. a non-profit organization helping the homeless in Philadelphia.”
“The job swap is obvious, give counterfeiting to the FBI and counter-terrorism to the Secret Service. alan Says:”
“And now comes Woodward, who said yesterday the longed-for swap is "on the table" and could happen "if the president's a little weak going into 2012 ....”
“I feel a swap is good if I can find anyone interested?”
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