Exchange may mean:
* Trade or barter, the voluntary exchange of goods and/or services
* Social exchange
* Student exchange program or high school exchange
* Exchange rule, from Mathematical Logic
* The exchange (chess), the value difference between rook and a bishop or knight
* Public exchange, "see" Public opinion
* National Exchange Club, a civic organization
* Prisoner exchange, a swap of prisoners by opposing sides in a conflict

In communications and technology:
* Telephone exchange
* Internet Exchange Point
* Microsoft Exchange Server, an email server software product from Microsoft
* Microsoft Exchange Client, the former companion client software for Exchange Server that was embedded into some versions of Microsoft Windows.

In finance:
* Foreign exchange market for currencies
** Exchange rate, how much one currency is worth in terms of the other
* Securities exchange
** Stock exchange, where company stocks and other securities are traded
** Futures exchange, where futures contracts and options (derivatives) are traded
** Commodities exchange

In music:
* Exchange (musical), a musical revue from 1970
* Exchange (band), featuring Steve Sexton and Gerald O'Brien
* Lindy Exchange, a type of swing dance event
* The name of two songs by Massive Attack which appear on their album Mezzanine.

In science:
* Hydrogen-deuterium exchange
* Exchange symmetry in quantum mechanics, which refers to the physical consequences of the indistinguishability postulate of quantum statistics
* Exchange interaction in quantum mechanics, an interaction among indistinguishable particles.

In place names:
*Exchange, Indiana
*Exchange, Pennsylvania
*Exchange, West Virginia

In resources:
*Capacity Exchange
*Broadband Exchange
*Power Exchange

See also

* Geo-exchange
* Securities Exchange Act (1934)
* Change
* The Exchange

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