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change

change

 
pronunciation:
cheInj
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: changed, changes, changing
definition 1: to make different; alter the content or form of.
He changed his story when he told it to us.
synonyms:
adjust, alter, revise
antonyms:
maintain
similar words:
amend, commute, convert, modify, rearrange, reform, switch, transform, vary
definition 2: to cause to have a completely different form (usually followed by "to" or "into").
The witch changed him into a toad.
synonyms:
convert, transform, turn
similar words:
modify, rearrange, reform, switch
definition 3: to put another in place of; exchange.
I change schools next fall.
synonyms:
exchange, switch
similar words:
shift
definition 4: to become different.
You have changed since the last time I saw you.The leaves change in the fall.
synonyms:
alter
similar words:
convert, deviate, modify, reform, shift, vary
definition 5: to put on other clothing.
I want to change before the party.
similar words:
dress
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of changing; the fact of being changed.
There are two changes in the class schedule today.The artist made some changes to his sketch.
synonyms:
conversion
similar words:
adjustment, shift, transformation, translation
definition 2: money given in smaller bills or coins in exchange for a larger bill or coin.
May I have four quarters as change for a dollar?
similar words:
occasion
definition 3: coins.
Some change fell out through a hole in his pocket.
synonyms:
coins, silver
similar words:
cash, cents, money
definition 4: anything exchanged for or put in place of something else.
I was staying overnight, so I brought a change of clothes.
synonyms:
substitute, substitution
similar words:
alternate, alternative, equivalent, exchange, replacement
derivation: changing (adj.)
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