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 for Exchanged
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Exchange \Ex*change"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Exchanged; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Exchanging.] [Cf.OF. eschangier, F. ['e]changer. See
     Exchange, n.]
     1. To part with give, or transfer to another in consideration
        of something received as an equivalent; -- usually
        followed by for before the thing received.
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              Exchange his sheep for shells, or wool for a
              sparking pebble or a diamond.         --Locke.
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     2. To part with for a substitute; to lay aside, quit, or
        resign (something being received in place of the thing
        parted with); as, to exchange a palace for cell.
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              And death for life exchanged foolishly. --Spenser.
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              To shift his being
              Is to exchange one misery with another. --Shak.
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     3. To give and receive reciprocally, as things of the same
        kind; to barter; to swap; as, to exchange horses with a
        neighbor; to exchange houses or hats.
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              Exchange forgiveness with me, noble Hamlet. --Shak.
     Syn: To barter; change; commute; interchange; bargain; truck;
          swap; traffic.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: changed for (replaced by) something different

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