Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun change

10 senses of change

Sense 1
change, alteration, modification -- (an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another; "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")
       => happening, occurrence, occurrent, natural event -- (an event that happens)

Sense 2
change -- (a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event; "he attributed the change to their marriage")
       => relation -- (an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together)

Sense 3
change -- (the action of changing something; "the change of government had no impact on the economy"; "his change on abortion cost him the election")
       => action -- (something done (usually as opposed to something said); "there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions")

Sense 4
change -- (the result of alteration or modification; "there were marked changes in the lining of the lungs"; "there had been no change in the mountains")
       => consequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshot -- (a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon; "the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise"; "his decision had depressing consequences for business"; "he acted very wise after the event")

Sense 5
change -- (the balance of money received when the amount you tender is greater than the amount due; "I paid with a twenty and pocketed the change")
       => cash, hard cash, hard currency -- (money in the form of bills or coins; "there is a desperate shortage of hard cash")

Sense 6
change -- (a thing that is different; "he inspected several changes before selecting one")
       => thing -- (an entity that is not named specifically; "I couldn't tell what the thing was")

Sense 7
change -- (a different or fresh set of clothes; "she brought a change in her overnight bag")
       => clothing, article of clothing, vesture, wear, wearable, habiliment -- (a covering designed to be worn on a person's body)

Sense 8
change -- (coins of small denomination regarded collectively; "he had a pocketful of change")
       => coin -- (a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money)

Sense 9
change -- (money received in return for its equivalent in a larger denomination or a different currency; "he got change for a twenty and used it to pay the taxi driver")
       => cash, hard cash, hard currency -- (money in the form of bills or coins; "there is a desperate shortage of hard cash")

Sense 10
variety, change -- (a difference that is usually pleasant; "he goes to France for variety"; "it is a refreshing change to meet a woman mechanic")
       => difference -- (the quality of being unlike or dissimilar; "there are many differences between jazz and rock")

Antonyms of verb change

1 of 10 senses of change

Sense 2
change -- (undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night")
       Antonym of stay (Sense 1)
      => stay, remain, rest -- (stay the same; remain in a certain state; "The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it"; "rest assured"; "stay alone"; "He remained unmoved by her tears"; "The bad weather continued for another week")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb change

10 senses of change

Sense 1
change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 2
change -- (undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night")

Sense 3
change, alter, vary -- (become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence; "her mood changes in accordance with the weather"; "The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season")

Sense 4
switch, shift, change -- (lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; "switch to a different brand of beer"; "She switched psychiatrists"; "The car changed lanes")

Sense 5
change -- (change clothes; put on different clothes; "Change before you go to the opera")
       => dress, get dressed -- (put on clothes; "we had to dress quickly"; "dress the patient"; "Can the child dress by herself?")

Sense 6
change, exchange, commute, convert -- (exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category; "Could you convert my dollars into pounds?"; "He changed his name"; "convert centimeters into inches"; "convert holdings into shares")
       => replace -- (substitute a person or thing for (another that is broken or inefficient or lost or no longer working or yielding what is expected); "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")

Sense 7
exchange, change, interchange -- (give to, and receive from, one another; "Would you change places with me?"; "We have been exchanging letters for a year")
       => transfer -- (cause to change ownership; "I transferred my stock holdings to my children")

Sense 8
transfer, change -- (change from one vehicle or transportation line to another; "She changed in Chicago on her way to the East coast")
       => travel, go, move, locomote -- (change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "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")

Sense 9
deepen, change -- (become deeper in tone; "His voice began to change when he was 12 years old"; "Her voice deepened when she whispered the password")
       => change -- (undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night")

Sense 10
change -- (remove or replace the coverings of; "Father had to learn how to change the baby"; "After each guest we changed the bed linens")
       => replace -- (substitute a person or thing for (another that is broken or inefficient or lost or no longer working or yielding what is expected); "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")

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