Verb: change cheynj
Noun: change cheynj
- Make different; cause a transformation
"The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue";
- alter, modify
- 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"
- Become different in some particular way
"her mood changes in accordance with the weather";
- alter, vary
- Lay aside, abandon, or leave for another
"The car changed lanes";
- switch, shift
- Put on different clothes
"Change before you go to the opera"
- Exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category
"He changed his name";
- exchange, commute, convert
- Give to, and receive from, one another
"Would you change places with me?";
- exchange, interchange
- Change from one vehicle or transportation line to another
"She changed in Chicago on her way to the East coast";
- Become deeper in tone
"His voice began to change when he was 12 years old";
- Remove or replace the coverings of
"Father had to learn how to change the baby"; "After each guest we changed the bed linens"
- 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";
- alteration, modification
- A relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event
"he attributed the change to their marriage"
- The action of changing something
"the change of government had no impact on the economy"; "his change on abortion cost him the election"
- The result of alteration or modification
"there were marked changes in the lining of the lungs"; "there had been no change in the mountains"
- 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"
- A thing that is different
"he inspected several changes before selecting one"
- A different or fresh set of clothes
"she brought a change in her overnight bag"
- Coins of small denomination regarded collectively
"he had a pocketful of 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"
- A difference that is usually pleasant
"it is a refreshing change to meet a woman mechanic";
Derived forms: changed, changing, changes
See also: plugged
Type of: action, article of clothing, cash, clothing, coin, consequence, difference, dress, effect, event, get dressed, go, habiliment [archaic], happening, hard cash, hard currency, issue, locomote, move, natural event, occurrence, occurrent, outcome, relation, replace, result, thing, transfer, travel, upshot, vesture, wear, wearable
Encyclopedia: Change, Saone-et-Loire