Interchange vs Communicate - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between interchange and communicate
is that interchange
is to switch (each of two things) while communicate
is to impart.
As a noun interchange
is an act of interchanging.
to switch (each of two things)
to mutually give and receive (something); to exchange
- to interchange places
to swap or change places
to alternate; to intermingle or vary
- I shall interchange / My waned state for Henry's regal crown.
- to interchange cares with pleasures
An act of interchanging.
, date=October 29
, author=Neil Johnston
, title=Norwich 3 - 3 Blackburn
, work=BBC Sport
, passage=That was one of three superb saves Hennessey made in the opening 45 minutes, the best of which was from Dzeko, who had been released by a slick interchange
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A highway junction in which traffic may change from one road to another without crossing a stream of traffic.
(rail transport) A connection between two or more lines, services or modes of transport; a station at which such a connection can be made.
- Holborn tube station is the only interchange between the London Underground Central and Piccadilly Lines
Generally the rail transport sense of "interchange" applies to connections within the same station, or from two close-by stations. Sometimes, especially within the context of public transport in London, "interchange" is restricted to within-station connections only with (outerchange) used for those that involve leaving the station.
* (rail transport) outerchange
# To impart or transmit (information or knowledge) (to) someone; to make known, to tell.
# To impart or transmit (an intangible quantity, substance); to give a share of.
- It is vital that I communicate this information to you.
#* Jeremy Taylor
- to communicate motion by means of a crank
# To pass on (a disease) to another person, animal etc.
- Where God is worshipped, there he communicates his blessings and holy influences.
# (obsolete) To share (in); to have in common, to partake of.
- The disease was mainly communicated via rats and other vermin.
#* Ben Jonson
- We shall now consider those functions of intelligence which man communicates with the higher beasts.
# (Christianity) To receive the bread and wine at a celebration of the Eucharist; to take part in Holy Communion.
#* 1971 , , Religion and the Decline of Magic , Folio Society 2012, p. 148:
- thousands that communicate our loss
# (Christianity) To administer the Holy Communion to (someone).
#* Jeremy Taylor
- The ‘better sort’ might communicate on a separate day; and in some parishes even the quality of the communion wine varied with the social quality of the recipients.
# To express or convey ideas, either through verbal or nonverbal means; to have intercourse, to exchange information.
- She [the church] may communicate him.
- Many deaf people communicate with sign language.
# To be connected (with) (another room, vessel etc.) by means of an opening or channel.
- I feel I hardly know him; I just wish he'd communicate with me a little more.
- The living room communicates with the back garden by these French windows.
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