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noun


(1)   An equal exchange
"We had no money so we had to live by barter"

verb


(2)   Move (a piece of a program) into memory, in computer science
(3)   Exchange or give (something) in exchange for
Wiktonary



Noun



  1. An essentially equal exchange of two comparable things.
  2. A financial derivative in which two parties agree to exchange one stream of cashflow against another stream.

Verb



  1. To strike, hit.
    • 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur, Book VI:
      and therewith was the knyght and the lady on one side – and suddeynly he swapped of the ladyes hede.
  2. To exchange or give something in exchange for something else.