Change

(redirected from change hands)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Idioms, Encyclopedia.

CHANGE. The exchange of money for money. The giving, for example, dollars for eagles, dimes for dollars, cents for dimes. This is a contract which always takes place in the same place. By change is also understood small money. Poth. Contr. de Change, n. 1.

References in periodicals archive ?
It was unusual this summer to have the commanders at all three battalions of the 599th Transportation Group change hands within a 20-day period.
One of Britain's top insurance companies could be set to change hands for more than pounds 3billion.
For gift tax purposes the value of a gift is its fair market value (FMV), which is the price at which the property would change hands between a willing buyer and a willing seller, neither being under any compulsion to buy or sell, and both having reasonable knowledge of all relevant facts.
We're rapidly approaching 100 percent turnover, when every share in the country, on average, will be traded once a year, and some obviously will change hands much more often.