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Verb
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changed, past tense; changed, past participle; changing, present participle; changes, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Make or become different
    • - a proposal to change the law
    • - a Virginia creeper just beginning to change from green to gold
  2. Make or become a different substance entirely; transform
    • - filters change the ammonia into nitrate
    • - computer graphics can show cars changing into cheetahs
  3. Alter in terms of
    • - the ferns began to change shape
  4. (of traffic lights) Move from one color of signal to another

  5. (of a boy's voice) Become deeper with the onset of puberty

  6. (of the moon) Arrive at a fresh phase; become new

  7. Take or use another instead of
    • - she decided to change her name
  8. Move from one to another
    • - she changed jobs incessantly
    • - change sides
  9. Exchange; trade
    • - the sun and moon changed places
  10. Move to a different train, airplane, or subway line

  11. Give up (something) in exchange for something else
    • - we changed the shades for vertical blinds
  12. Remove (something dirty or faulty) and replace it with another of the same kind
    • - change a light bulb
  13. Put a clean diaper on (a baby or young child)

  14. Engage a different gear in a motor vehicle
    • - wait for a gap and then change gears
    • - with business concluded, the convention changes gear and a gigantic circus takes over the town
  15. Exchange (a sum of money) for the same amount in smaller denominations or in coins, or for different currency

  16. Put different clothes on
    • - he changed for dinner
Noun
  1. The act or instance of making or becoming different
    • - the change from a nomadic to an agricultural society
    • - environmental change
  2. The substitution of one thing for another
    • - a change of venue
  3. An alteration or modification
    • - a change came over Eddie's face
  4. A new or refreshingly different experience
    • - couscous makes an interesting change from rice
  5. A clean garment or garments as a replacement for clothes one is wearing
    • - a change of socks
  6. Menopause

  7. The moon's arrival at a fresh phase, typically at the new moon

  8. Coins as opposed to paper currency
    • - a handful of loose change
  9. Money given in exchange for the same amount in larger denominations

  10. Money returned to someone as the balance of the amount paid for something
    • - I watched him pocket the change
  11. An order in which a peal of bells can be rung

  12. A place where merchants met to do business


  1. 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"
  2. 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"
  3. 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"
  4. a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event; "he attributed the change to their marriage"
  5. the action of changing something; "the change of government had no impact on the economy"; "his change on abortion cost him the election"
  6. 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"
  7. Change! is the second full-length album by the Black Swans. It is a follow up to 2004's Who Will Walk in the Darkness with You? and their 2006 EP, Sex Brain. Harp Magazine described the album as a tip of the hat to Charles Simic, the Left Banke, and Fred Neil. ...
  8. Changé may refer to the following places in France: * Changé, Mayenne, a commune in the Mayenne department * Changé, Sarthe, a commune in the Sarthe department
  9. Change was an Italian-American Disco/R&B group formed in Bologna, Italy in 1979 by the creative genius of businessman and executive producer Jacques Fred Petrus (1948–1987) and Mauro Malavasi (1958). They were heavily influenced by legendary disco band Chic.
  10. Change is the first studio recording of the acoustic jazz sextet Origin featuring Chick Corea on piano. The sextet is unchanged except for Jeff Ballard replacing Adam Cruz on drums. The album was released on Rykodisc on June 8, 1999.
  11. "Change" is a song by the Australian singer/songwriter Daniel Merriweather featuring a rap verse from rapper Wale. It was written by Merriweather and Andrew Wyatt and produced by Mark Ronson. ...
  12. Change is the ninth album of the Japanese pop group Every Little Thing, released on March 24, 2010. Mitsuru Igarashi, who left the band in 2000 after the release of the studio album Eternity, returned to compose this album, with most of the songs composed by him. ...
  13. the process of becoming different; small denominations of money given in exchange for a larger denomination; a replacement, e.g. ...
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  17. (Changes) (1) The chords of a tune. 'Playing' or 'running' the changes means using suitable scales, etc., over each given chord of the tune. Determining the exact changes to use is a big part of preparing a tune for performance. (2) Rhythm Changes (q.v.) for short.
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  25. (Changes) Jazz and Blues songs use changes where each measure may be in a range. The Changes' is the same as saying the Chord Progression'.