Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) change, alteration, modification (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"
- S: (n) change (a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event) "he attributed the change to their marriage"
- S: (n) change (the action of changing something) "the change of government had no impact on the economy"; "his change on abortion cost him the election"
- S: (n) change (the result of alteration or modification) "there were marked changes in the lining of the lungs"; "there had been no change in the mountains"
- S: (n) change (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"
- S: (n) change (a thing that is different) "he inspected several changes before selecting one"
- S: (n) change (a different or fresh set of clothes) "she brought a change in her overnight bag"
- S: (n) change (coins of small denomination regarded collectively) "he had a pocketful of change"
- S: (n) change (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"
- S: (n) variety, change (a difference that is usually pleasant) "he goes to France for variety"; "it is a refreshing change to meet a woman mechanic"
- S: (v) change, alter, modify (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"
- S: (v) change (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"
- S: (v) change, alter, vary (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"
- S: (v) switch, shift, change (lay aside, abandon, or leave for another) "switch to a different brand of beer"; "She switched psychiatrists"; "The car changed lanes"
- S: (v) change (change clothes; put on different clothes) "Change before you go to the opera"
- S: (v) change, exchange, commute, convert (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"
- S: (v) exchange, change, interchange (give to, and receive from, one another) "Would you change places with me?"; "We have been exchanging letters for a year"
- S: (v) transfer, change (change from one vehicle or transportation line to another) "She changed in Chicago on her way to the East coast"
- S: (v) deepen, change (become deeper in tone) "His voice began to change when he was 12 years old"; "Her voice deepened when she whispered the password"
- S: (v) change (remove or replace the coverings of) "Father had to learn how to change the baby"; "After each guest we changed the bed linens"