Swop vs. Swap

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  • Swop (verb)

    alternative spelling of swap

  • Swop (noun)

    A fusion of swing and hip-hop dance styles.

  • Swap (verb)

    To exchange or give (something) in an exchange (for something else).


  • Swap (verb)

    To hit, to strike.

  • Swap (verb)

    To beat the air, or ply the wings, with a sweeping flap.

  • Swap (verb)

    To fall; to rush hastily or violently.

  • Swap (noun)

    An exchange of two comparable things.

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  • Swap (noun)

    A financial derivative in which two parties agree to exchange one stream of cashflow against another stream.

  • Swap (noun)

    Space available in a swap file for use as auxiliary memory.

    “How much swap do you need?”

  • Swap (noun)

    A blow; a stroke.

  • Swap (verb)

    take part in an exchange of

    “we swapped phone numbers”

    “I’d swap places with you any day”

    “I was wondering if you’d like to swap with me”

  • Swap (verb)

    give (one thing) and receive something else in exchange

    “swap one of your sandwiches for a cheese and pickle?”

  • Swap (verb)

    substitute (one thing) for another

    “I swapped my busy life in London for a peaceful village retreat”

  • Swap (noun)

    an act of exchanging one thing for another

    “let’s do a swap”

  • Swap (noun)

    a thing that has been or may be given in exchange for something else

    “I’ve got one already, but I’ll keep this as a swap”

  • Swap (noun)

    an exchange of liabilities between two borrowers, either so that each acquires access to funds in a currency they need or so that a fixed interest rate is exchanged for a floating rate.

Oxford Dictionary

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