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Changeverb

(intransitive) To become something different.

‘The tadpole changed into a frog.’; ‘Stock prices are constantly changing.’;

Morphnoun

A physical form representing some morpheme in language. It is a recurrent distinctive sound or sequence of sounds.

Changeverb

To make something into something else.

‘The fairy changed the frog into a prince.’; ‘I had to change the wording of the ad so it would fit.’;

Morphnoun

(linguistics) An allomorph: one of a set of realizations that a morpheme can have in different contexts.

Changeverb

(transitive) To replace.

‘Ask the janitor to come and change the lightbulb.’; ‘After a brisk walk, I washed up and changed my shirt.’;

Morphnoun

(biology) Local variety of a species, distinguishable from other populations of the species by morphology or behaviour.

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Changeverb

(intransitive) To replace one's clothing.

‘You can't go into the dressing room while she's changing.’; ‘The clowns changed into their costumes before the circus started.’;

Morphnoun

A computer-generated gradual change from one image to another.

Changeverb

(intransitive) To transfer to another vehicle (train, bus, etc.)

Morphnoun

(slang) morphine

Changeverb

(archaic) To exchange.

Morphverb

To change shape, from one form to another, through computer animation.

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Changeverb

(transitive) To change hand while riding (a horse).

‘to change a horse’;

Morphverb

(of fantastic beings in science fiction or fantasy) To shapeshift.

Changenoun

(countable) The process of becoming different.

‘The product is undergoing a change in order to improve it.’;

Morphverb

To undergo dramatic change in a seamless and barely noticeable fashion.

Changenoun

(uncountable) Small denominations of money given in exchange for a larger denomination.

‘Can I get change for this $100 bill please?’;

Morphnoun

A sequence of phonemes, often a word fragment, which constitutes the minimum unit of meaning or syntax within a given word. A morph may be one of several variants of a morpheme, depending for its individal form on the context in which it occurs. Thus the morphs -s and -es are variants of the morpheme by which the plural form of an English noun is expressed.

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Changenoun

(countable) A replacement, e.g. a change of clothes

Morphverb

To transform smoothly in imperceptible steps from one image to another, on a computer screen.

Changenoun

(uncountable) Money given back when a customer hands over more than the exact price of an item.

‘A customer who pays with a 10-pound note for a £9 item receives one pound in change.’;

Morphverb

cause to change shape in a computer animation;

‘The computer programmer morphed the image’;

Changenoun

(uncountable) Coins (as opposed to paper money).

‘Do you have any change on you? I need to make a phone call.’;

Morphverb

change shape as via computer animation;

‘In the video, Michael Jackson morphed into a panther’;

Changenoun

(countable) A transfer between vehicles.

‘The train journey from Bristol to Nottingham includes a change at Birmingham.’;

Changenoun

(baseball) A change-up pitch.

Changenoun

(campanology) Any order in which a number of bells are struck, other than that of the diatonic scale.

Changenoun

(dated) A place where merchants and others meet to transact business; an exchange.

Changenoun

A public house; an alehouse.

Changeverb

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.

‘Therefore will I change their glory into shame.’;

Changeverb

To alter by substituting something else for, or by giving up for something else; as, to change the clothes; to change one's occupation; to change one's intention.

‘They that do change old love for new,Pray gods, they change for worse!’;

Changeverb

To give and take reciprocally; to exchange; - followed by with; as, to change place, or hats, or money, with another.

‘Look upon those thousands with whom thou wouldst not, for any interest, change thy fortune and condition.’;

Changeverb

Specifically: To give, or receive, smaller denominations of money (technically called change) for; as, to change a gold coin or a bank bill.

‘He pulled out a thirty-pound note and bid me change it.’;

Changeverb

To be altered; to undergo variation; as, men sometimes change for the better.

‘For I am Lord, I change not.’;

Changeverb

To pass from one phase to another; as, the moon changes to-morrow night.

Changenoun

Any variation or alteration; a passing from one state or form to another; as, a change of countenance; a change of habits or principles.

‘Apprehensions of a change of dynasty.’; ‘All the days of my appointed time will I wait, till my change come.’;

Changenoun

A succesion or substitution of one thing in the place of another; a difference; novelty; variety; as, a change of seasons.

‘Our fathers did for change to France repair.’; ‘The ringing grooves of change.’;

Changenoun

A passing from one phase to another; as, a change of the moon.

Changenoun

Alteration in the order of a series; permutation.

Changenoun

That which makes a variety, or may be substituted for another.

‘Thirty change (R.V. changes) of garments.’;

Changenoun

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.

Changenoun

A place where merchants and others meet to transact business; a building appropriated for mercantile transactions.

Changenoun

A public house; an alehouse.

‘They call an alehouse a change.’;

Changenoun

Any order in which a number of bells are struck, other than that of the diatonic scale.

‘Four bells admit twenty-four changes in ringing.’;

Changenoun

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’;

Changenoun

a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event;

‘he attributed the change to their marriage’;

Changenoun

the action of changing something;

‘the change of government had no impact on the economy’; ‘his change on abortion cost him the election’;

Changenoun

the result of alteration or modification;

‘there were marked changes in the lining of the lungs’; ‘there had been no change in the mountains’;

Changenoun

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’;

Changenoun

a thing that is different;

‘he inspected several changes before selecting one’;

Changenoun

a different or fresh set of clothes;

‘she brought a change in her overnight bag’;

Changenoun

coins of small denomination regarded collectively;

‘he had a pocketful of change’;

Changenoun

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’;

Changenoun

a difference that is usually pleasant;

‘he goes to France for variety’; ‘it is a refreshing change to meet a woman mechanic’;

Changeverb

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’;

Changeverb

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’;

Changeverb

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’;

Changeverb

lay aside, abandon, or leave for another;

‘switch to a different brand of beer’; ‘She switched psychiatrists’; ‘The car changed lanes’;

Changeverb

change clothes; put on different clothes;

‘Change before you go to the opera’;

Changeverb

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’;

Changeverb

give to, and receive from, one another;

‘Would you change places with me?’; ‘We have been exchanging letters for a year’;

Changeverb

change from one vehicle or transportation line to another;

‘She changed in Chicago on her way to the East coast’;

Changeverb

become deeper in tone;

‘His voice began to change when he was 12 years old’; ‘Her voice deepened when she whispered the password’;

Changeverb

remove or replace the coverings of;

‘Father had to learn how to change the baby’; ‘After each guest we changed the bed linens’;

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