Definition of "change" [change]

  • (verb-transitive) To cause to be different: change the spelling of a word.
  • (verb-transitive) To give a completely different form or appearance to; transform: changed the yard into a garden.
  • (verb-transitive) To give and receive reciprocally; interchange: change places.
  • (verb-transitive) To exchange for or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category: change one's name; a light that changes colors.
  • (verb-transitive) To lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; switch: change methods; change sides.
  • (verb) to make or become different; alter
  • (verb) to replace with or exchange for another
  • (verb) to transform or convert or be transformed or converted
  • (verb) to give and receive (something) in return; interchange
  • (verb) to give or receive (money) in exchange for the equivalent sum in a smaller denomination or different currency
  • (verb) to remove or replace the coverings of
  • (verb) to put on other clothes
  • (verb) (of the moon) to pass from one phase to the following one
  • (verb) to operate (the gear lever of a motor vehicle) in order to alter the gear ratio
  • (verb) to alight from (one bus, train, etc) and board another
  • (noun) the act or fact of changing or being changed
  • (noun) a variation, deviation, or modification
  • (noun) the substitution of one thing for another; exchange
  • (noun) anything that is or may be substituted for something else
  • (noun) variety or novelty (esp in the phrase for a change)
  • (noun) a different or fresh set, esp of clothes
  • (noun) money given or received in return for its equivalent in a larger denomination or in a different currency
  • (noun) the balance of money given or received when the amount tendered is larger than the amount due
  • (noun) coins of a small denomination regarded collectively
  • (noun) a place where merchants meet to transact business; exchange
  • (noun) the act of passing from one state or phase to another
  • (noun) the transition from one phase of the moon to the next
  • (noun) the order in which a peal of bells may be rung
  • (noun) desirable or useful information
  • (noun) fickleness or caprice

Use "change" in a sentence

  • "FDA, mercury not affected by Obama's 'change' yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'FDA, mercury not affected by Obama\'s \'change\' '; yahooBuzzArticleSummary =' Article: Obama promised change, such as higher ethical standards and a reduction in human mercury exposure."
  • "Why Pakistanis not amused by Obama's 'change'? yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Why Pakistanis not amused by Obama\'s \'change\'? '"
  • "We are bringing women into politics to change the nature of politics, to �change the vision, to change the institutions."

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