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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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