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Synonyms for (noun) change

Synonyms: change Definition: the action of changing something Usage: the change of government had no impact on the economy; his change on abortion cost him the election

Similar words: action Definition: something done (usually as opposed to something said) Usage: there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions

Synonyms: change Definition: a different or fresh set of clothes Usage: she brought a change in her overnight bag

Similar words: clothing, vesture, wear, wearable, article of clothing, habiliment Definition: a covering designed to be worn on a person's body

Synonyms: change Definition: a thing that is different Usage: he inspected several changes before selecting one

Similar words: thing Definition: an entity that is not named specifically Usage: I couldn't tell what the thing was

Synonyms: change, variety Definition: a difference that is usually pleasant Usage: he goes to France for variety; it is a refreshing change to meet a woman mechanic

Similar words: difference Definition: the quality of being unlike or dissimilar Usage: there are many differences between jazz and rock

Synonyms: change, modification, alteration Definition: an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another Usage: 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

Similar words: natural event, occurrence, occurrent, happening Definition: an event that happens

Synonyms: change Definition: the result of alteration or modification Usage: there were marked changes in the lining of the lungs; there had been no change in the mountains

Similar words: effect, consequence, event, issue, result, outcome, upshot Definition: a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon Usage: the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise; his decision had depressing consequences for business; he acted very wise after the event

Synonyms: change Definition: money received in return for its equivalent in a larger denomination or a different currency Usage: he got change for a twenty and used it to pay the taxi driver

Similar words: hard cash, hard currency, cash Definition: money in the form of bills or coins Usage: there is a desperate shortage of hard cash

Synonyms: change Definition: the balance of money received when the amount you tender is greater than the amount due Usage: I paid with a twenty and pocketed the change

Similar words: hard cash, hard currency, cash Definition: money in the form of bills or coins Usage: there is a desperate shortage of hard cash

Synonyms: change Definition: coins of small denomination regarded collectively Usage: he had a pocketful of change

Similar words: coin Definition: a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money

Synonyms: change Definition: a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event Usage: he attributed the change to their marriage

Similar words: relation Definition: an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together

Synonyms for (verb) change

Synonyms: convert, exchange, commute, change Definition: exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category Usage: Could you convert my dollars into pounds?; He changed his name; convert centimeters into inches; convert holdings into shares

Similar words: replace Definition: substitute a person or thing for (another that is broken or inefficient or lost or no longer working or yielding what is expected) Usage: He replaced the old razor blade; We need to replace the secretary that left a month ago; the insurance will replace the lost income; This antique vase can never be replaced

Synonyms: change Definition: remove or replace the coverings of Usage: Father had to learn how to change the baby; After each guest we changed the bed linens

Similar words: replace Definition: substitute a person or thing for (another that is broken or inefficient or lost or no longer working or yielding what is expected) Usage: He replaced the old razor blade; We need to replace the secretary that left a month ago; the insurance will replace the lost income; This antique vase can never be replaced

Synonyms: change Definition: change clothes; put on different clothes Usage: Change before you go to the opera

Similar words: get dressed, dress Definition: put on clothes Usage: we had to dress quickly; dress the patient; Can the child dress by herself?

Synonyms: deepen, change Definition: become deeper in tone Usage: His voice began to change when he was 12 years old; Her voice deepened when she whispered the password

Similar words: change Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night

Synonyms: transfer, change Definition: change from one vehicle or transportation line to another Usage: She changed in Chicago on her way to the East coast

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast

Synonyms: change, interchange, exchange Definition: give to, and receive from, one another Usage: Would you change places with me?; We have been exchanging letters for a year

Similar words: transfer Definition: cause to change ownership Usage: I transferred my stock holdings to my children