1. An event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another (synset 107311046)
    "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"
  2. A relational difference between states;
    Especially between states before and after some event (synset 113881240)
    "he attributed the change to their marriage"
  3. The action of changing something (synset 100191991)
    "the change of government had no impact on the economy"; "his change on abortion cost him the election"
  4. The result of alteration or modification (synset 111432841)
    "there were marked changes in the lining of the lungs"; "there had been no change in the mountains"
  5. The balance of money received when the amount you tender is greater than the amount due (synset 113408862)
    "I paid with a twenty and pocketed the change"
  6. A thing that is different (synset 103009524)
    "he inspected several changes before selecting one"
  7. A different or fresh set of clothes (synset 103009373)
    "she brought a change in her overnight bag"
  8. Coins of small denomination regarded collectively (synset 113409284)
    "he had a pocketful of change"
  9. Money received in return for its equivalent in a larger denomination or a different currency (synset 113408652)
    "he got change for a twenty and used it to pay the taxi driver"
  10. A difference that is usually pleasant (synset 104759289)
    "he goes to France for variety"; "it is a refreshing change to meet a woman mechanic"
  1. Cause to change;
    Make different;
    Cause a transformation (synset 200126072)
    "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
  2. Undergo a change;
    Become different in essence;
    Losing one's or its original nature (synset 200109468)
    "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
  3. Become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence (synset 200122978)
    "her mood changes in accordance with the weather"; "The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season"
  4. Lay aside, abandon, or leave for another (synset 200551194)
    "switch to a different brand of beer"; "She switched psychiatrists"; "The car changed lanes"
  5. Change clothes;
    Put on different clothes (synset 200169266)
    "Change before you go to the opera"
  6. Exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category (synset 200161033)
    "Could you convert my dollars into pounds?"; "He changed his name"; "convert centimeters into inches"; "convert holdings into shares"
  7. Give to, and receive from, one another (synset 202262178)
    "Would you change places with me?"; "We have been exchanging letters for a year"
  8. Change from one vehicle or transportation line to another (synset 202092508)
    "She changed in Chicago on her way to the East coast"
  9. Become deeper in tone (synset 200552287)
    "His voice began to change when he was 12 years old"; "Her voice deepened when she whispered the password"
  10. Remove or replace the coverings of (synset 200163059)
    "Father had to learn how to change the baby"; "After each guest we changed the bed linens"

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