Definition of re-exchange in US English:


(also reëxchange)


  • 1In banking and commerce: charges incurred by the bearer when a bill of exchange is dishonoured in the country in which the bill was payable. Compare rechange. Now historical.

  • 2Generally. A second or further exchange, especially one that restores something to the original owner.


  • with object To exchange again; to effect a re-exchange of.


Late 15th century. From re- + exchange. Compare later re-exchange<br>mid 17th century. From re- + exchange. Compare earlier re-exchange.