Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (n) switch, electric switch, electrical switch (control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit)
- S: (n) substitution, permutation, transposition, replacement, switch (an event in which one thing is substituted for another) "the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood"
- S: (n) switch (hairpiece consisting of a tress of false hair; used by women to give shape to a coiffure)
- S: (n) switch (railroad track having two movable rails and necessary connections; used to turn a train from one track to another or to store rolling stock)
- S: (n) switch (a flexible implement used as an instrument of punishment)
- S: (n) switch (a basketball maneuver; two defensive players shift assignments so that each guards the player usually guarded by the other)
- S: (n) switch, switching, shift (the act of changing one thing or position for another) "his switch on abortion cost him the election"
- S: (v) switch over, switch, exchange (change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence)
- S: (v) trade, swap, swop, switch (exchange or give (something) in exchange for)
- 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) switch, change over, shift (make a shift in or exchange of) "First Joe led; then we switched"
- S: (v) throw, flip, switch (cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation) "switch on the light"; "throw the lever"
- S: (v) switch (flog with or as if with a flexible rod)
- S: (v) interchange, tack, switch, alternate, flip, flip-flop (reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action))