What is another word for in exchange for?

53 synonyms found


[ ɪn ɛkst͡ʃˈe͡ɪnd͡ʒ fɔː], [ ɪn ɛkst‍ʃˈe‍ɪnd‍ʒ fɔː], [ ɪ_n ɛ_k_s_tʃ_ˈeɪ_n_dʒ f_ɔː]

How to use "In exchange for" in context?

When discussing transactions, many of us think of apples and oranges. In many cases, this is entirely appropriate. Transactions are about exchanging tangible items - apples for oranges.

However, transactions are not always so stark. Sometimes, we have to make an implicit exchange - in return for a favor, for example. In this case, the items being exchanged are intangible.

Implicit exchanges are often more important, because they can make a huge difference in our lives. For example, when I was a kid, my granddad used to do a lot of odd jobs for us. In return, he would always get homemade cookies.

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