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change

 
Noun change has 10 senses
  1. change, alteration, modification - 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"
    --1 is a kind of happening, occurrence, natural event
    --1 has particulars:
     avulsion; mutation; sublimation; surprise; birth, nativity, nascency, nascence; separation, breakup, detachment; vagary; variation, fluctuation; conversion; death, decease; decrease, lessening, drop-off; destabilization; increase; easing, moderation, relief; deformation; transition; transformation, transmutation, shift; twinkle, scintillation, sparkling; shimmer, play; transmutation; damage, harm, impairment; development; revolution; mutation, genetic mutation, chromosomal mutation; sex change; loss of consciousness
    Derived forms: verb change3, verb change2, verb change1
  2. change - a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event; "he attributed the change to their marriage"
    --2 is a kind of
    relation
    --2 has particulars: difference; gradient
    Derived forms: verb change3, verb change2
  3. change - the action of changing something; "the change of government had no impact on the economy"; "his change on abortion cost him the election"
    --3 is a kind of
    action
    --3 has particulars:
     entail; about-face, volte-face, reversal, policy change; adulteration; move, relocation; filtration; reduction, simplification; decimalization, decimalisation; metrification, metrication; variation; turning; diversification, variegation; flux; switch, switching, shift; substitution, exchange, commutation; promotion; demotion; change of state; alteration, modification, adjustment; motion, movement, move; movement; motion, movement, move, motility; change of direction, reorientation; change of magnitude; change of integrity; conversion; updating; change of shape; satisfaction; nationalization, nationalisation; communization, communisation; secularization, secularisation; rollover
    Derived forms: verb change3, verb change2
  4. change - the result of alteration or modification; "there were marked changes in the lining of the lungs"; "there had been no change in the mountains"
    --4 is a kind of
    consequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshot
    --4 has particulars: depolarization, depolarisation
    Derived forms: verb change3, verb change2, verb change1
  5. change - 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"
    --5 is a kind of
    cash, hard cash, hard currency
  6. change - a thing that is different; "he inspected several changes before selecting one"
    --6 is a kind of
    thing
    Derived forms: verb change3, verb change2, verb change1
  7. change - a different or fresh set of clothes; "she brought a change in her overnight bag"
    --7 is a kind of
    clothing, article of clothing, vesture, wear
    Derived form: verb change5
  8. change - coins of small denomination regarded collectively; "he had a pocketful of change"
    --8 is a kind of
    coin
  9. change - 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"
    --9 is a kind of
    cash, hard cash, hard currency
  10. variety, change - a difference that is usually pleasant; "he goes to France for variety"; "it is a refreshing change to meet a woman mechanic"
    --10 is a kind of difference
Verb change has 10 senses
  1. change - 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"
    Antonyms:
    stay, remain, rest
    Derived forms: noun change4, noun change1, noun change6
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  2. change, alter, modify - 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"
    Derived forms: noun changer1, noun change2, noun change4, noun change1, noun change6, noun change3
    Sample sentence:
    They change their earnings this year
  3. change, alter, vary - make or 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"
    Derived forms: noun change2, noun change4, noun change1, noun change6, noun change3
    Sample sentence:
    They change the countryside
  4. switch, shift, change - lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; "switch to a different brand of beer"; "She switched psychiatrists"; "The car changed lanes"
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  5. change - change clothes; put on different clothes; "Change before you go to the opera"
    --5 is one way to
    dress, get dressed
    Derived form: noun change7
    Sample sentence:
    They change
  6. change, exchange, commute, convert - 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"
    --6 is one way to replace
    Sample sentence:
    They change the money
  7. exchange, change, interchange - give to, and receive from, one another; "Would you change places with me?"; "We have been exchanging letters for a year"
    --7 is one way to transfer
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  8. transfer, change - change from one vehicle or transportation line to another; "She changed in Chicago on her way to the East coast"
    --8 is one way to travel, go, move, locomote
    Sample sentence:
    They change
  9. deepen, change - become deeper in tone; "His voice began to change when he was 12 years old"; "Her voice deepened when she whispered the password"
    --9 is one way to change
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  10. change - remove or replace the coverings of; "Father had to learn how to change the baby"; "After each guest we changed the bed linens"
    --10 is one way to
    replace
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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