Textual thesaurus for "change"

(noun) variety

a difference that is usually pleasant

he goes to France for variety; it is a refreshing change to meet a woman mechanic

(noun) modification, alteration

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

(verb) vary, alter

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

(verb) 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

(verb) convert, exchange, commute

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

(verb) switch, shift

lay aside, abandon, or leave for another

switch to a different brand of beer; She switched psychiatrists; The car changed lanes

(verb) deepen

become deeper in tone

His voice began to change when he was 12 years old; Her voice deepened when she whispered the password

(verb) transfer

change from one vehicle or transportation line to another

She changed in Chicago on her way to the East coast

(verb) interchange, exchange

give to, and receive from, one another

Would you change places with me?; We have been exchanging letters for a year