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change

change as in an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
  • "the change was intended to increase sales"
  • "this storm is certainly a change for the worse"
  • "the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago"

Synonyms

  • alterationan event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another; the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment) ; the act of revising or altering (involving reconsideration and modification)
  • modificationthe act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment) ; slightly modified copy; the grammatical relation that exists when a word qualifies the meaning of the phrase ; an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
change as in a relational difference between states
  • "especially between states before and after some event"
  • "he attributed the change to their marriage"
change as in the action of changing something
  • "the change of government had no impact on the economy"
  • "his change on abortion cost him the election"
change as in the result of alteration or modification
  • "there were marked changes in the lining of the lungs"
  • "there had been no change in the mountains"
change as in the balance of money received when the amount you tender is greater than the amount due
  • "I paid with a twenty and pocketed the change"
change as in a thing that is different
  • "he inspected several changes before selecting one"
change as in a different or fresh set of clothes
  • "she brought a change in her overnight bag"
change as in coins of small denomination regarded collectively
  • "he had a pocketful of change"
change as in money received in return for its equivalent in a larger denomination or a different currency
  • "he got change for a twenty and used it to pay the taxi driver"
change as in a difference that is usually pleasant
  • "he goes to France for variety"
  • "it is a refreshing change to meet a woman mechanic"

Synonyms

  • varietya collection containing a variety of sorts of things; noticeable heterogeneity; (biology) a taxonomic category consisting of members of a species that differ from others of the same species in minor but heritable characteristics; a show consisting of a series of short unrelated performances ; a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality; a difference that is usually pleasant
change as in cause to change
  • "make different"
  • "cause a transformation"
  • "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"
  • "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

Synonyms

  • altercause to change; become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence; make an alteration to; insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby ; remove the ovaries of
  • modifymake less severe or harsh or extreme; add a modifier to a constituent ; cause to change
change as in undergo a change
  • "become different in essence"
  • "losing one's or its original nature"
  • "She changed completely as she grew older"
  • "The weather changed last night"
change as in become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence
  • "her mood changes in accordance with the weather"
  • "The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season"

Synonyms

  • altercause to change; become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence; make an alteration to; insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby ; remove the ovaries of
  • varybecome different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence; be at variance with; be subject to change in accordance with a variable; make something more diverse and varied
change as in lay aside, abandon, or leave for another
  • "switch to a different brand of beer"
  • "She switched psychiatrists"
  • "The car changed lanes"

Synonyms

  • switchchange over, change around, as to a new order or sequence ; exchange or give (something) in exchange for ; lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; make a shift in or exchange of; cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation; flog with or as if with a flexible rod ; reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action) ; control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit ; an event in which one thing is substituted for another; hairpiece consisting of a tress of false hair; railroad track having two movable rails and necessary connections; a flexible implement used as an instrument of punishment ; a basketball maneuver; the act of changing one thing or position for another
  • shiftan event in which something is displaced without rotation ; a qualitative change ; the time period during which you are at work ; the act of changing one thing or position for another; the act of moving from one place to another; (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other; a crew of workers who work for a specific period of time ; the key on the typewriter keyboard that shifts from lower-case letters to upper-case letters ; a woman's sleeveless undergarment ; a loose-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders without a waist ; make a shift in or exchange of; change place or direction; move around; move very slightly; move from one setting or context to another; change in quality; move and exchange for another; move sideways or in an unsteady way; move abruptly; use a shift key on a keyboard; change phonetically as part of a systematic historical change; change gears; lay aside, abandon, or leave for another
change as in change clothes
  • "put on different clothes"
  • "Change before you go to the opera"
change as in exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category
  • "Could you convert my dollars into pounds?"
  • "He changed his name"
  • "convert centimeters into inches"
  • "convert holdings into shares"

Synonyms

  • exchangechemical process in which one atom or ion or group changes places with another ; a mutual expression of views (especially an unpleasant one); the act of changing one thing for another thing; the act of giving something in return for something received; a workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication ; a workplace for buying and selling; (sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes; reciprocal transfer of equivalent sums of money (especially the currencies of different countries); the act of putting one thing or person in the place of another: "he sent Smith in for Jones but the substitution came too late to help" ; (chess) gaining (or losing) a rook in return for a knight or bishop; (chess) the capture by both players (usually on consecutive moves) of pieces of equal value; give to, and receive from, one another; exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category; change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence ; hand over one and receive another, approximately equivalent; put in the place of another; exchange a penalty for a less severe one
  • commutea regular journey of some distance to and from your place of work; exchange positions without a change in value; travel back and forth regularly, as between one's place of work and home ; change the order or arrangement of; exchange a penalty for a less severe one ; exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category
  • converta person who has been converted to another religious or political belief ; change from one system to another or to a new plan or policy; change the nature, purpose, or function of something; change religious beliefs, or adopt a religious belief; exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category; cause to adopt a new or different faith; score an extra point or points after touchdown by kicking the ball through the uprights or advancing the ball into the end zone; complete successfully; score (a spare) ; make (someone) agree, understand, or realize the truth or validity of something; exchange a penalty for a less severe one ; change in nature, purpose, or function
change as in give to, and receive from, one another
  • "Would you change places with me?"
  • "We have been exchanging letters for a year"

Synonyms

  • exchangegive to, and receive from, one another; exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category; change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence ; hand over one and receive another, approximately equivalent; put in the place of another; exchange a penalty for a less severe one ; chemical process in which one atom or ion or group changes places with another ; a mutual expression of views (especially an unpleasant one); the act of changing one thing for another thing; the act of giving something in return for something received; a workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication ; a workplace for buying and selling; (sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes; reciprocal transfer of equivalent sums of money (especially the currencies of different countries); the act of putting one thing or person in the place of another: "he sent Smith in for Jones but the substitution came too late to help" ; (chess) gaining (or losing) a rook in return for a knight or bishop; (chess) the capture by both players (usually on consecutive moves) of pieces of equal value
  • interchangeput in the place of another; give to, and receive from, one another; cause to change places; reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action) ; a junction of highways on different levels that permits traffic to move from one to another without crossing traffic streams ; mutual interaction; the act of changing one thing for another thing; reciprocal transfer of equivalent sums of money (especially the currencies of different countries)
change as in change from one vehicle or transportation line to another
  • "She changed in Chicago on her way to the East coast"

Synonyms

  • transferthe act of moving something from one location to another ; someone who transfers or is transferred from one position to another; the act of transfering something from one form to another; a ticket that allows a passenger to change conveyances ; application of a skill learned in one situation to a different but similar situation ; transferring ownership ; transfer somebody to a different position or location of work ; move from one place to another; lift and reset in another soil or situation; move around; cause to change ownership; change from one vehicle or transportation line to another; send from one person or place to another; shift the position or location of, as for business, legal, educational, or military purposes; transfer from one place or period to another
change as in become deeper in tone
  • "His voice began to change when he was 12 years old"
  • "Her voice deepened when she whispered the password"

Synonyms

  • deepenmake more intense, stronger, or more marked; become more intense; make deeper; become deeper in tone
change as in remove or replace the coverings of
  • "Father had to learn how to change the baby"
  • "After each guest we changed the bed linens"