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switch

noun

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1 a long thin or flexible tool for striking
  • He struck the horse's hide with a leather switch, and it took off at a gallop.
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2 a quick jerky movement from side to side or up and down
  • That telltale switch of the cat's tail meant there was a mouse under the piano.
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3 a hard strike with a part of the body or an instrument
  • In frustration, he gave the mule a sharp switch on the rump, but it still wouldn't budge.
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switch

verb

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1 to give up (something) and take something else in return
  • switched the real grapes for fake ones
  • switched the day of his flight from Thursday to Friday
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2 to move from side to side or up and down with quick jerky motions
  • cows lazily switching their tails and chewing their cud
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3 to strike repeatedly with something long and thin or flexible
  • The cow switched at flies with its tail.
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4 to change (as an opinion) to the contrary
  • a politician who has switched his position on a number of issues
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