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Definition of change
- Change n
- 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" [syn: {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; "he goes to France for variety"; "it is a refreshing change to meet a woman mechanic" [syn: {variety}] v
- 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" [ant: {stay}]
- 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" [syn: {alter}, {modify}]
- 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" [syn: {alter}, {vary}]
- Lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; "switch to a different brand of beer"; "She switched psychiatrists"; "The car changed lanes" [syn: {switch}, {shift}]
- Change clothes; put on different clothes; "Change before you go to the opera"
- 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" [syn: {exchange}, {commute}, {convert}]
- Give to, and receive from, one another; "Would you change places with me?"; "We have been exchanging letters for a year" [syn: {exchange}, {interchange}]
- Change from one vehicle or transportation line to another; "She changed in Chicago on her way to the East coast" [syn: {transfer}]
- Become deeper in tone; "His voice began to change when he was 12 years old"; "Her voice deepened when she whispered the password" [syn: {deepen}]
- Remove or replace the coverings of; "Father had to learn how to change the baby"; "After each guest we changed the bed linens"
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