Textual thesaurus for "switch"

(noun) switching, shift

the act of changing one thing or position for another

his switch on abortion cost him the election

(noun) electric switch, electrical switch

control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit

(noun) transposition, substitution, replacement, permutation

an event in which one thing is substituted for another

the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood

(verb) alternate, tack, interchange, flip, flip-flop

reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)

(verb) switch over, exchange

change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence

(verb) change over, shift

make a shift in or exchange of

First Joe led; then we switched

(verb) change, shift

lay aside, abandon, or leave for another

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

(verb) throw, flip

cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation

switch on the light; throw the lever

(verb) trade, swop, swap

exchange or give (something) in exchange for