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Noun change has 10 senses
- 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|
- 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
- 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|
- 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
- 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
- change - a thing that is different; "he inspected several changes before selecting one"
--6 is a kind of thing
- 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
- change - coins of small denomination regarded collectively; "he had a pocketful of change"
--8 is a kind of coin
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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"
They change their earnings this year
- 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"
They change the countryside
- switch, shift, change - lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; "switch to a different brand of beer"; "She switched psychiatrists"; "The car changed lanes"
Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody
- change - change clothes; put on different clothes; "Change before you go to the opera"
--5 is one way to dress, get dressed
- 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
They change the money
- 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
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- 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
- 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
- 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
Somebody ----s something