What is another word for in exchange for?

Pronunciation: [ɪn ɛkst͡ʃˈe͡ɪnd͡ʒ fɔː] (IPA)

The phrase "in exchange for" implies a trade or swap. However, it can be useful to have synonyms to avoid repetition or add variation to your language. Some alternatives for "in exchange for" include "in return for", "as payment for", "in lieu of", "for the sake of", "to compensate for", "in reciprocation of", "in swap for", "as a trade-off for", "as a quid pro quo for", "in barter for", "in redeem for", "in remuneration for", and "in exchange with." Each of these phrases alters the tone or context of the original meaning slightly, but they all convey a transaction of some sort.

What are the hypernyms for In exchange for?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Famous quotes with In exchange for

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