change

phonetic symbol: / tʃéɪndʒ / 

change - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ the action of changing something
e.g.)
・the change of government had no impact on the economy
・his change on abortion cost him the election

[ noun ]
■ a different or fresh set of clothes
e.g.)
・she brought a change in her overnight bag

[ noun ]
■ a thing that is different
e.g.)
・he inspected several changes before selecting one

[ noun ]
■ a difference that is usually pleasant
e.g.)
・it is a refreshing change to meet a woman mechanic
variety

[ noun ]
■ an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
e.g.)
・the change was intended to increase sales
・this storm is certainly a change for the worse
alteration , modification

[ noun ]
■ the result of alteration or modification
e.g.)
・there were marked changes in the lining of the lungs
・there had been no change in the mountains

[ noun ]
■ money received in return for its equivalent in a larger denomination or a different currency
e.g.)
・he got change for a twenty and used it to pay the taxi driver

[ noun ]
■ the balance of money received when the amount you tender is greater than the amount due
e.g.)
・I paid with a twenty and pocketed the change

[ noun ]
■ coins of small denomination regarded collectively
e.g.)
・he had a pocketful of change

[ noun ]
■ a relational difference between states
■ especially between states before and after some event
e.g.)
・he attributed the change to their marriage

[ verb ]
■ undergo a change
■ become different in essence
■ losing one's or its original nature
e.g.)
・She changed completely as she grew older
・The weather changed last night

[ verb ]
■ become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence
e.g.)
・her mood changes in accordance with the weather
alter , vary

[ verb ]
■ cause to change
■ make different
■ cause a transformation
e.g.)
・The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue
alter , modify

[ verb ]
■ exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category
e.g.)
・He changed his name
commute , convert , exchange

[ verb ]
■ remove or replace the coverings of
e.g.)
・Father had to learn how to change the baby
・After each guest we changed the bed linens

[ verb ]
■ change clothes
■ put on different clothes
e.g.)
・Change before you go to the opera

[ verb ]
■ lay aside, abandon, or leave for another
e.g.)
・The car changed lanes
shift , switch

[ verb ]
■ become deeper in tone
e.g.)
・His voice began to change when he was 12 years old
deepen

[ verb ]
■ change from one vehicle or transportation line to another
e.g.)
・She changed in Chicago on her way to the East coast
transfer

[ verb ]
■ give to, and receive from, one another
e.g.)
・Would you change places with me?
exchange , interchange

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