swap
1. noun
a) An roughly equal exchange of two comparable things.
b) A financial derivative in which two parties agree to exchange one stream of cashflow against another stream.
2. verb
To exchange or give something in exchange for something else.

and therewith was the knyght and the lady on one side – and suddeynly he swapped of the ladyes hede.


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  • swap — swap …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • SWAP — (finance) Le swap (de l anglais to swap : échanger) ou l échange financier (J.O. du 31 janvier 1990) est un produit dérivé financier. Il s agit d un contrat d échange de flux financiers entre deux parties, qui sont généralement des banques… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • swap — [ swap ] n. m. • 1963; mot angl. « troc, échange » ♦ Anglic. Fin. Accord de crédit réciproque. ⇒ report. Accord de swap entre banques. Recomm. offic. crédit croisé, échange financier. ● swap nom masculin (anglais swap, de to swap, troquer)… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • swap — / swäp/ n 1: an exchange of securities 2: a derivative contract in which two parties (as corporations) agree to exchange rates esp. relating to debt Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Swap — 〈[swɔ̣p] m. 6; Bankw.〉 1. Differenz zw. Kassa u. Terminkurs 2. Tauschhandel [engl., „Tausch“] * * * Swap [swɔp], der; s, s [zu engl. to swap = (aus)tauschen] (Bankw., Börsenw.): 1. Austausch bestimmter Rechte, Pflichten o. Ä. 2. Differenz… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Swap — Swap, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Swapped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Swapping}.] [OE. swappen to strike; cf. E. to strike a bargain; perh. akin to E. sweep. Cf. {Swap} a blow, {Swap}, v. i.] [Written also {swop}.] 1. To strike; with off. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Swap — Swap, n. [Cf. G. schwapp, n., a slap, swap, schwapp, schwapps, interj., slap! smack! and E. swap, v.t.] 1. A blow; a stroke. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] 2. An exchange; a barter. [Colloq.] Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • swap — s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS fin. 1. nel linguaggio di borsa, credito reciproco a breve termine (tre sei mesi rinnovabili) fra le banche centrali dei paesi aderenti al Fondo Monetario Internazionale: accordi di swap; anche in funz. agg.inv …   Dizionario italiano

  • Swap — Swap, v. i. [Cf. {Swap}, v. t.] 1. To fall or descend; to rush hastily or violently. C. Richardson (Dict.). [1913 Webster] All suddenly she swapt adown to ground. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. To beat the air, or ply the wings, with a sweeping… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Swap — Swap, adv. [See {Swap}, n.] Hastily. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Swap — [svɔp] der; s, s <aus engl. swap »Tausch« zu to swap »(aus)tauschen«>: 1. Austausch bestimmter Rechte, Pflichten o. Ä. 2. Differenz zwischen dem Kassakurs u. dem Terminkurs (Bankw.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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