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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. (change) 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. (change) a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event; "he attributed the change to their marriage"
  5. (change) the action of changing something; "the change of government had no impact on the economy"; "his change on abortion cost him the election"
  6. (change) switch: lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; "switch to a different brand of beer"; "She switched psychiatrists"; "The car changed lanes"
  7. Changes is a 1969 film directed by Hall Bartlett. Set in the 1960s, the film follows the lead character Kent, played by Kent Lane, as he travels along the California coast. ...
  8. Changes, also known as Danielle Steel's Changes, is a 1991 television film directed by Charles Jarrott. The film is based upon the 1983 novel of the same name written by Danielle Steel.
  9. Changes is an album by A Cursive Memory. It was released February 19, 2008 by Vagrant Records. The singles from the album were "Everything" and "Perfect Company". The song "Everything" was included in the game .
  10. Changes are an American folk band formed in 1969 by cousins Robert N. Taylor and Nicholas Tesluk. Changes saw three distinct periods with rotating band members before their contemporary incarnation, heavily associated with the neofolk genre.
  11. Changes is a country album by Billy "Crash" Craddock. It was released by Capitol Records in 1980.
  12. "Changes" is a song by Black Sabbath. It first appeared on Black Sabbath, Vol. 4 which was released in 1972. It is a ballad about relationship loss.
  13. (Change) The difference between the previous day's closing price and the most recent price of a security.
  14. (change) awendan; hwierfan; onhweorfan; onwendan
  15. (Change) the addition, modification or removal of anything that could have an effect on IT services.
  16. (change) v. to make different; to become different
  17. (Change) A variance in the rate, scale, and pattern, including trends and cycles.
  18. (change) Substitute or modify attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors.
  19. (Change) Includes any implementation of new functionality, any interruption of service, any repair of existing functionality, and any removal of existing functionality.
  20. (21. Change) The become different. For example, temperatures rise and fall, prices increase and decrease, and so on.
  21. (CHANGE) The exchange of money for money. The giving, for example, dollars for eagles, dimes for dollars, cents for dimes. This is a contract which always takes place in the same place. By change is also understood small money. Poth. Contr. de Change, n. 1.
  22. (CHANGE) The user can perform all operations on the object except those limited to the owner or controlled by object existence (*OBJEXIST) and object management (*OBJMGT) authorities. The user can change and perform basic functions on the object. ...
  23. (CHANGE) process by which a water right is altered with respect to point of diversion, period, place or nature of use.
  24. (Change [of engagement]) The act of engaging in a new line; a reorientation of the relative positions of yours and your opponent's blades made by moving your blade from the engagement, via a circular motion, to the new engagement;
  25. (Change) (Used in the context of map projections). To apply settings of projection metadata to a set of two or three attributes in order to transform coordinates. The input projection of the attributes must have been previously Assigned. See Projections for more information.