Change 1Definition: To alter; to make different; to cause to pass from one state to another; as, to change the position, character, or appearance of a thing; to change the countenance.
Change 2Definition: To give and take reciprocally; to exchange; followed by with; as, to change place, or
hats, or money, with another.
Specifically: To give, or receive,
smaller denominations of money (technically called change) for; as, to change a gold coin or a bank bill.
Change 4Definition: To be altered; to undergo variation; as, men sometimes change for the better.
Change 5Definition: To pass from one phase to another; as, the moon
changes to-morrow night.
Change 6Definition: Any variation or alteration; a passing from one state or form to another; as, a change of countenance; a change of
Change 7Definition: A
succesion or substitution of one thing in the place of another; a difference; novelty; variety; as, a change of
Change 8Definition: A passing from one phase to another; as, a change of the moon.
Change 9Definition: Alteration in the order of a series; permutation.
Change 10Definition: That which
makes a variety, or may be substituted for another.
Change 11Definition: Small money; the money by
means of which the
larger coins and bank
bills are made available in small
dealings; hence, the balance returned when payment is tendered by a coin or note exceeding the sum due.
Change 12Definition: A place where
others meet to transact business; a building appropriated for mercantile
Change 13Definition: A public house; an alehouse.
Change 14Definition: Any order in which a number of
bells are struck, other than that of the diatonic scale.
change 15Definition: the action of changing something; "the change of government had no impact on the economy"; "his change on abortion cost him the election"
change 16Definition: a different or fresh set of clothes; "she brought a change in her overnight bag"
change 17Definition: a thing that is different; "he inspected several
changes before selecting one"
change 18Definition: a difference that is usually pleasant; "he
goes to France for variety"; "it is a refreshing change to meet a woman mechanic"
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"
the result of alteration or modification; "there were marked changes in the lining of the lungs"; "there had been no change in the mountains"
money received in return for its equivalent in a larger denomination or a different currency; "he got change for a twenty and used it to pay the taxi driver"
the balance of money received when the amount you tender is greater than the amount due; "I paid with a twenty and pocketed the change"
coins of small denomination regarded collectively; "he had a pocketful of change"
a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event; "he attributed the change to their marriage"
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"
make or 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"
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"
exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category; "Could you convert my dollars into pounds?"; "He changed his name"; "convert centimeters into inches"; "convert holdings into shares"
remove or replace the coverings of; "Father had to learn how to change the baby"; "After each guest we changed the bed linens"
change clothes; put on different clothes; "Change before you go to the opera"
lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; "switch to a different brand of beer"; "She switched psychiatrists"; "The car changed lanes"
become deeper in tone; "His voice began to change when he was 12 years old"; "Her voice deepened when she whispered the password"
change from one vehicle or transportation line to another; "She changed in Chicago on her way to the East coast"
give to, and receive from, one another; "Would you change places with me?"; "We have been exchanging letters for a year"