in exchange

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in exchange (for someone or something)

in return for someone or something. They gave us two of our prisoners in exchange for two of theirs. I gave him chocolate in exchange for some licorice. John gave Mary a book and got a sweater in exchange.
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in exchange

Also, in exchange for. In return (for something or someone), as in Jim lent Bill his motorcycle, and Bill offered his car in exchange, or At the party, the guests were given cookies in exchange for the ones they brought. [Late 1500s]
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In well-ordered States they are commonly those who are the weakest in bodily strength, and therefore of little use for any other purpose; their duty is to be in the market, and to give money in exchange for goods to those who desire to sell and to take money from those who desire to buy.
Simpson speedily bartered with a man "over Wareham way," and got in exchange for it an old horse which his owner did not need, as he was leaving town to visit his daughter for a year, Simpson fattened the aged animal, keeping him for several weeks (at early morning or after nightfall) in one neighbor's pasture after another, and then exchanged him with a Milltown man for a top buggy.
In exchange for your cheese I will give you a piece of advice for the future.
They were well clad, and all had buffalo robes, which they procured from some of the hunting tribes in exchange for salmon.
Here they again got a supply of fish and dogs from the natives; and two of the men were fortunate enough each to get a horse in exchange for a buffalo robe.
In short, it was you who have but now in this chamber, seated in this chair I now fill, made an engagement with Cardinal Richelieu to cause the Duke of Buckingham to be assassinated, in exchange for the promise he has made you to allow you to assassinate D'Artagnan.
He pleaded guilty to these charges as part of an agreement with federal prosecutors that will cap his sentence at five years in exchange for his testimony against Tyson Foods and six current and former employees of the company.
In June, however, the INS announced a new Premium Processing Service that lets other types of employment-based visa petitions jump to the front of the line in exchange for a $1,000 fee.
But the charges later were dropped in exchange for a no contest plea to a much lesser offense - ``attempted transporting of persons for immoral purposes,'' Human Rights Watch said.
Completion of the transaction remains subject to, among other things, the completion of due diligence by October 31, 1995, the completion and delivery of schedules to the definitive agreement acceptable to each party, the approval of INS' shareholders and registration with the Securities and Exchange Commission of the NuMED shares to be delivered in exchange for INS shares.
The consideration received by Predictive Systems in exchange for the businesses sold consisted of 4,192,220 shares of Predictive Systems common stock held by SAIC.
Completion of the transaction is subject to, among other things, the completion of due diligence, the approval of INS' shareholders, the negotiation and execution of a definitive agreement and registration with the Securities and Exchange Commission of the NuMED shares to be delivered in exchange for INS shares.
s (Liberty Financial), announcement that it had reached an agreement to sell its Keyport Life Insurance Company (Keyport) subsidiary in exchange for net proceeds of $1.