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switch

switch as in change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence

    Synonyms

    • switch overchange over, change around, as to a new order or sequence
    • 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
    switch as in exchange or give (something) in exchange for

      Synonyms

      • tradeengage in the trade of; turn in as payment or part payment for a purchase; be traded at a certain price or under certain conditions; exchange or give (something) in exchange for ; do business; the commercial exchange (buying and selling on domestic or international markets) of goods and services; the skilled practice of a practical occupation; the business given to a commercial establishment by its customers; a particular instance of buying or selling; people who perform a particular kind of skilled work; steady winds blowing from east to west above and below the equator; an equal exchange
      • swapan equal exchange; exchange or give (something) in exchange for ; move (a piece of a program) into memory, in computer science
      • swopexchange or give (something) in exchange for ; an equal exchange
      switch as in lay aside, abandon, or leave for another
      • "switch to a different brand of beer"
      • "She switched psychiatrists"
      • "The car changed lanes"

      Synonyms

      • 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
      • changean event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another; a relational difference between states; the action of changing something; the result of alteration or modification; the balance of money received when the amount you tender is greater than the amount due; a thing that is different; a different or fresh set of clothes; coins of small denomination regarded collectively; money received in return for its equivalent in a larger denomination or a different currency; a difference that is usually pleasant; cause to change; undergo a change; become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence; lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; change clothes; exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category; give to, and receive from, one another; change from one vehicle or transportation line to another; become deeper in tone; remove or replace the coverings of
      switch as in make a shift in or exchange of
      • "First Joe led"
      • "then we switched"

      Synonyms

      • change overmake a shift in or exchange of; change from one system to another or to a new plan or policy
      • 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
      switch as in cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation
      • "switch on the light"
      • "throw the lever"

      Synonyms

      • throwthe act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist); a single chance or instance; the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam ; bedclothes consisting of a lightweight cloth covering (an afghan or bedspread) that is casually thrown over something ; casting an object in order to determine an outcome randomly; propel through the air; move violently, energetically, or carelessly; get rid of; place or put with great energy; convey or communicate; cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation; put or send forth; to put into a state or activity hastily, suddenly, or carelessly; cause to be confused emotionally ; utter with force; organize or be responsible for; make on a potter's wheel; cause to fall off; throw (a die) out onto a flat surface; be confusing or perplexing to
      • flipmarked by casual disrespect; an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return ; hot or cold alcoholic mixed drink containing a beaten egg ; a sudden, quick movement; the act of flipping a coin ; a dive in which the diver somersaults before entering the water ; (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team; lightly throw to see which side comes up; cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation; look through a book or other written material; toss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the air ; cause to move with a flick; throw or toss with a light motion; move with a flick or light motion ; turn upside down, or throw so as to reverse; react in an excited, delighted, or surprised way; go mad, go crazy; reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)
      switch as in flog with or as if with a flexible rod
        switch as in reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)

          Synonyms

          • interchangea 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); put in the place of another; give to, and receive from, one another; cause to change places; reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)
          • tackthe heading or position of a vessel relative to the trim of its sails ; a short nail with a sharp point and a large head ; gear for a horse ; (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind ; (nautical) the act of changing tack ; sailing a zigzag course ; fasten with tacks; turn into the wind; create by putting components or members together; sew together loosely, with large stitches; fix to; reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)
          • alternatesomeone who takes the place of another person ; every second one of a series; serving or used in place of another; occurring by turns; of leaves and branches etc; go back and forth; exchange people temporarily to fulfill certain jobs and functions ; be an understudy or alternate for a role ; reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action) ; do something in turns
          • flipmarked by casual disrespect; an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return ; hot or cold alcoholic mixed drink containing a beaten egg ; a sudden, quick movement; the act of flipping a coin ; a dive in which the diver somersaults before entering the water ; (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team; lightly throw to see which side comes up; cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation; look through a book or other written material; toss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the air ; cause to move with a flick; throw or toss with a light motion; move with a flick or light motion ; turn upside down, or throw so as to reverse; react in an excited, delighted, or surprised way; go mad, go crazy; reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)
          • flip-flopreverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action) ; a decision to reverse an earlier decision ; a backless sandal held to the foot by a thong between the big toe and the second toe ; an electronic circuit that can assume either of two stable states ; a backward somersault
          switch as in control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit

            Synonyms

            • electric switchcontrol consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit
            • electrical switchcontrol consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit
            switch as in an event in which one thing is substituted for another
            • "the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood"

            Synonyms

            • substitutionan event in which one thing is substituted for another; 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"
            • permutationan event in which one thing is substituted for another; the act of changing the arrangement of a given number of elements ; complete change in character or condition; act of changing the lineal order of objects in a group
            • transpositionany abnormal position of the organs of the body ; an event in which one thing is substituted for another; (genetics) a kind of mutation in which a chromosomal segment is transfered to a new position on the same or another chromosome ; (mathematics) the transfer of a quantity from one side of an equation to the other along with a change of sign ; (electricity) a rearrangement of the relative positions of power lines in order to minimize the effects of mutual capacitance and inductance; the act of reversing the order or place of ; (music) playing in a different key from the key intended
            • replacementthe act of furnishing an equivalent person or thing in the place of another; someone who takes the place of another person ; an event in which one thing is substituted for another; a person or thing that takes or can take the place of another ; filling again by supplying what has been used up ; a person who follows next in order
            switch as in hairpiece consisting of a tress of false hair
            • "used by women to give shape to a coiffure"
            switch as in railroad track having two movable rails and necessary connections
            • "used to turn a train from one track to another or to store rolling stock"
            switch as in a flexible implement used as an instrument of punishment
              switch as in a basketball maneuver
              • "two defensive players shift assignments so that each guards the player usually guarded by the other"
              switch as in the act of changing one thing or position for another
              • "his switch on abortion cost him the election"

              Synonyms

              • switchingthe 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