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Choice vs. Change

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Choicenoun

An option; a decision; an opportunity to choose or select something.

‘Do I have a choice of what color to paint it?’;

Changeverb

(intransitive) To become something different.

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

Choicenoun

(uncountable) The power to choose.

‘She didn't leave us much choice.’;

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.’;

Choicenoun

One selection or preference; that which is chosen or decided; the outcome of a decision.

‘The ice cream sundae is a popular choice for dessert.’;

Changeverb

(transitive) To replace.

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

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Choicenoun

Anything that can be chosen.

‘You have three choices: vanilla, strawberry or chocolate’;

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.’;

Choicenoun

The best or most preferable part.

Changeverb

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

Choicenoun

(obsolete) Care and judgement in selecting; discrimination, selectiveness.

Changeverb

(archaic) To exchange.

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Choicenoun

(obsolete) A sufficient number to choose among.

Changeverb

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

‘to change a horse’;

Choiceadjective

Especially good or preferred.

‘It's a choice location, but you will pay more to live there.’;

Changenoun

(countable) The process of becoming different.

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

Choiceadjective

Cool; excellent.

‘Choice! I'm going to the movies.’;

Changenoun

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

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

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Choiceadjective

(obsolete) Careful in choosing; discriminating.

Changenoun

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

Choicenoun

Act of choosing; the voluntary act of selecting or separating from two or more things that which is preferred; the determination of the mind in preferring one thing to another; election.

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.’;

Choicenoun

The power or opportunity of choosing; option.

‘Choice there is not, unless the thing which we take be so in our power that we might have refused it.’;

Changenoun

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

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

Choicenoun

Care in selecting; judgment or skill in distinguishing what is to be preferred, and in giving a preference; discrimination.

‘I imagine they [the apothegms of Cæsar] were collected with judgment and choice.’;

Changenoun

(countable) A transfer between vehicles.

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

Choicenoun

A sufficient number to choose among.

Changenoun

(baseball) A change-up pitch.

Choicenoun

The thing or person chosen; that which is approved and selected in preference to others; selection.

‘The common wealth is sick of their own choice.’;

Changenoun

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

Choicenoun

The best part; that which is preferable.

‘The flower and choiceOf many provinces from bound to bound.’;

Changenoun

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

Choiceadjective

Worthly of being chosen or preferred; select; superior; precious; valuable.

‘My choicest hours of life are lost.’;

Changenoun

A public house; an alehouse.

Choiceadjective

Preserving or using with care, as valuable; frugal; - used with of; as, to be choice of time, or of money.

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.’;

Choiceadjective

Selected with care, and due attention to preference; deliberately chosen.

‘Choice word measured phrase.’;

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!’;

Choicenoun

the person or thing chosen or selected;

‘he was my pick for mayor’;

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.’;

Choicenoun

the act of choosing or selecting;

‘your choice of colors was unfortunate’; ‘you can take your pick’;

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.’;

Choicenoun

one of a number of things from which only one can be chosen;

‘what option did I have?’; ‘there no other alternative’; ‘my only choice is to refuse’;

Changeverb

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

‘For I am Lord, I change not.’;

Choiceadjective

of superior grade;

‘choice wines’; ‘prime beef’; ‘prize carnations’; ‘quality paper’; ‘select peaches’;

Changeverb

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

Choiceadjective

appealing to refined taste;

‘choice wine’;

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.’;

Choicenoun

an act of choosing between two or more possibilities

‘the choice between good and evil’;

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.’;

Choicenoun

the right or ability to choose

‘I had to do it, I had no choice’;

Changenoun

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

Choicenoun

a range of possibilities from which one or more may be chosen

‘you can have a sofa made in a choice of forty fabrics’;

Changenoun

Alteration in the order of a series; permutation.

Choicenoun

a thing or person which is chosen

‘this disk drive is the perfect choice for your computer’;

Changenoun

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

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

Choiceadjective

(especially of food) of very good quality

‘he picked some choice early plums’;

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.

Choiceadjective

(of words or language) rude and abusive

‘he had a few choice words at his command’;

Changenoun

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

Choice

A choice is the range of different things from which you can choose. The arrival at a choice may incorporate motivators and models.

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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