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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  • Inexcusable

    [in-ik-skyoo-zuh-buh l] /ˌɪn ɪkˈskyu zə bəl/ adjective 1. incapable of being excused or justified. /ˌɪnɪkˈskjuːzəbəl/ adjective 1. not able to be excused or justified adj. early 15c., from Latin inexcusabilis, from in- “not, opposite of” (see in- (1)) + excusabilis, from excusare (see excuse). Related: Inexcusably.

  • Inexcusably

    [in-ik-skyoo-zuh-buh l] /ˌɪn ɪkˈskyu zə bəl/ adjective 1. incapable of being excused or justified. /ˌɪnɪkˈskjuːzəbəl/ adjective 1. not able to be excused or justified adj. early 15c., from Latin inexcusabilis, from in- “not, opposite of” (see in- (1)) + excusabilis, from excusare (see excuse). Related: Inexcusably.



  • Inexertion

    [in-ig-zur-shuh n] /ˌɪn ɪgˈzɜr ʃən/ noun 1. lack of ; inaction.

  • Inexhaustibility

    [in-ig-zaws-tuh-buh l] /ˌɪn ɪgˈzɔs tə bəl/ adjective 1. not exhaustible; incapable of being depleted: an inexhaustible supply. 2. untiring; tireless: an inexhaustible runner. /ˌɪnɪɡˈzɔːstəbəl/ adjective 1. incapable of being used up; endless: inexhaustible patience 2. incapable or apparently incapable of becoming tired; tireless adj. c.1600, from in- (1) “not, opposite of” + exhaustible (see exhaust). […]



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