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v. changed, chang·ing, chang·es
a. To cause to be different: change the spelling of a word.
b. To give a completely different form or appearance to; transform: changed the yard into a garden.
2. To give and receive reciprocally; interchange: change places.
3. To exchange for or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category: change one's name; a light that changes colors.
a. To lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; switch: change methods; change sides.
b. To transfer from (one conveyance) to another: change planes.
5. To give or receive the equivalent of (money) in lower denominations or in foreign currency.
6. To put a fresh covering on: change a bed; change the baby.
1. To become different or undergo alteration: He changed as he matured.
2. To undergo transformation or transition: The music changed to a slow waltz.
3. To go from one phase to another, as the moon or the seasons.
4. To make an exchange: If you prefer this seat, I'll change with you.
5. To transfer from one conveyance to another: She changed in Chicago on her way to the coast.
6. To put on other clothing: We changed for dinner.
7. To become deeper in tone: His voice began to change at age 13.
1. The act, process, or result of altering or modifying: a change in facial expression.
2. The replacing of one thing for another; substitution: a change of atmosphere; a change of ownership.
3. A transformation or transition from one state, condition, or phase to another: the change of seasons.
4. Something different; variety: ate early for a change.
5. A different or fresh set of clothing.
a. Money of smaller denomination given or received in exchange for money of higher denomination.
b. The balance of money returned when an amount given is more than what is due.
c. Coins: had change jingling in his pocket.
7. Music
a. A pattern or order in which bells are rung.
b. In jazz, a change of harmony; a modulation.
8. A market or exchange where business is transacted.
Phrasal Verb:
change off
1. To alternate with another person in performing a task.
2. To perform two tasks at once by alternating or a single task by alternate means.
change hands
To pass from one owner to another.
change (one's) mind
To reverse a previously held opinion or an earlier decision.
change (one's) tune
To alter one's approach or attitude.

[Middle English changen, from Norman French chaunger, from Latin cambiāre, cambīre, to exchange, probably of Celtic origin.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.changed - made or become different in nature or form; "changed attitudes"; "changed styles of dress"; "a greatly changed country after the war"
unchanged - not made or become different; "the causes that produced them have remained unchanged"
2.changed - made or become different in some respect; "he's an altered (or changed) man since his election to Congress"
altered - changed in form or character without becoming something else; "the altered policy promised success"; "following an altered course we soon found ourselves back in civilization"; "he looked...with clouded eyes and with an altered manner of breathing"- Charles Dickens
3.changed - changed in constitution or structure or composition by metamorphism; "metamorphic rocks"
geology - a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks
metamorphic - characterized by metamorphosis or change in physical form or substance
References in classic literature ?
You see I felt ashamed of my present, after reading and talking about being good this morning, so I ran round the corner and changed it the minute I was up, and I'm so glad, for mine is the handsomest now.
As Antonia said, the whole world was changed by the snow; we kept looking in vain for familiar landmarks.
Pontellier's face he checked himself and changed the subject.
Heyward, perceiving that the stubborn adherence of the scout to the cause of his friends the Delawares, or Mohicans, for they were branches of the same numerous people, was likely to prolong a useless discussion, changed the subject.
97-27 specifies when method changes granted pursuant to the procedure may be required to be changed or modified.
Protective Life Insurance Company of Ohio, Cincinnati, changed its name to Golden Gate Captive Insurance Co.
Woodsworth (1989) contends that over half of the ARL libraries changed directors in the preceding three to four years.
And they have changed the importance of particular channels of policy influence as well as the way other variables affect the economy.
Admiral Life Insurance Company of America, Phoenix, changed its name to Renaissance Life & Health Insurance Company of Arizona.
B neither altered its overall accounting plan for income and deductions on an accrual basis, nor changed its basic accounting system for depreciation.
and simultaneously changed the name to Guarantee Company of North America USA.
The main justification for consent is to allow the Commissioner to prevent omission or duplication of income by making an appropriate transition adjustment when a method is changed.