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change

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of change

  1. 1 the act, process, or result of making different <the positive change in our students' attitude toward people who are somehow different was a long and gradual process> Synonyms alteration, difference, modification, redoing, refashioning, remaking, remodeling, revamping, review, revise, revision, reworking, variation Related Words amendment, correction, rectification, reform; conversion, deformation, distortion, metamorphosis, mutation, transfiguration, transformation; fluctuation, oscillation, shift; displacement, replacement, substitution; adjustment, modulation, regulation, tweak; redesign, redo Antonyms fixation, stabilization

  2. 2 the frequent and usually sudden passing from one condition to another <there is nothing so constant as change itself> Synonyms flux, fluctuation, inconstancy, oscillationRelated Words metamorphosis, mutation, transformation, transmogrification, transmutation; vacillation, wavering

  3. 3 something (as pieces of stamped metal or printed paper) customarily and legally used as a medium of exchange, a measure of value, or a means of payment <she spent quite a chunk of change on that car> Synonyms bread [slang], bucks, cabbage [slang], cash, money, chips, coin, currency, dough, gold, green, jack [slang], kale [slang], legal tender, lolly [British], long green [slang], loot, lucre, moola (or moolah) [slang], needful, pelf, scratch [slang], shekels (also sheqels or shekelim or shekalim or sheqalim), tender, wampumRelated Words coinage, specie; dead presidents [slang], folding money, paper money, scrip; banknote, cashier's check, check, draft, money order, note, promissory note; bill, dollar, greenback; bankroll, capital, finances, funds, roll [slang], wad, wallet; chump change, dibs [slang], dime, mite, peanuts, pittance, shoestring; big bucks, bomb [British], boodle, bundle, earth, fortune, king's ransom, megabucks, mint, packet [chiefly British], pile, pot; abundance, means, opulence, riches, treasure, wealth; resources, wherewithal; mad money, petty cash, pin money, pocket money, spending money




change

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of change

  1. 1 to make different in some way <my wife has changed the look of our living room more times than we care to remember> Synonyms alter, make over, modify, recast, redo, refashion, remake, remodel, revamp, revise, rework, vary Related Words deform, metamorphose, mutate; regenerate, revolutionize, transfigure, transform, transmute; commute, convert, exchange; rejigger, retool Antonyms fix, freeze, set, stabilize

  2. 2 to pass from one form, state, or level to another <the weather in New England is constantly changing> Synonyms fluctuate, mutate, shift, snap, vary Related Words metamorphose, morph, transmute; better, improve; deteriorate, worsen; turn around; seesaw, teeter, vacillate, waver Antonyms plateau, stabilize

  3. 3 to give up (something) and take something else in return <would you mind changing your seat so my friends can sit together?> Synonyms commute, exchange, shift, substitute, swap, switch, trade Related Words interchange; displace, replace, supersede; cede, hand over, surrender, yield; reciprocate





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