Definition of CHANGES

noun : CHANGES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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. (

    ) a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event; "he attributed the change to their marriage" ;

  • 3. (

    ) the action of changing something; "the change of government had no impact on the economy"; "his change on abortion cost him the election" ;

  • 4. (

    ) the result of alteration or modification; "there were marked changes in the lining of the lungs"; "there had been no change in the mountains" ;

  • 5. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 6. (

    ) a thing that is different; "he inspected several changes before selecting one" ;

  • 7. (

    ) a different or fresh set of clothes; "she brought a change in her overnight bag" ;

  • 8. (

    ) coins of small denomination regarded collectively; "he had a pocketful of change" ;

  • 9. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 10. (

    ) a difference that is usually pleasant; "he goes to France for variety"; "it is a refreshing change to meet a woman mechanic" ;

verb : CHANGES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 2. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 3. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 4. (

    ) lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; "switch to a different brand of beer"; "She switched psychiatrists"; "The car changed lanes" ;

  • 5. (

    ) change clothes; put on different clothes; "Change before you go to the opera" ;

  • 6. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 8. (

    ) change from one vehicle or transportation line to another; "She changed in Chicago on her way to the East coast" ;

  • 9. (

    ) become deeper in tone; "His voice began to change when he was 12 years old"; "Her voice deepened when she whispered the password" ;

  • 10. (

    ) 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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