change change  /ˈtʃeɪndʒ/


  1. (n) a thing that is different
  2. (n) a different or fresh set of clothes
  3. (n) coins of small denomination regarded collectively
  4. (n) money received in return for its equivalent in a larger denomination or a different currency
  5. (n) a difference that is usually pleasant
  6. (v) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
  7. (v) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature
  8. (v) become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence
  9. (v) lay aside, abandon, or leave for another
  10. (v) change clothes; put on different clothes
  11. (v) exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category
  12. (v) give to, and receive from, one another
  13. (v) change from one vehicle or transportation line to another
  14. (v) become deeper in tone
  15. (v) remove or replace the coverings of
  16. (n) an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
  17. (n) a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event
  18. (n) the action of changing something
  19. (n) the result of alteration or modification
  20. (n) the balance of money received when the amount you tender is greater than the amount due

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  1. When a complex system, like the global climate, is about to experience a sudden, irrevocable change, there are early warning signs, according to a new paper in Nature.
  2. Clean light bulbs and hybrid cars won't change the world, but major political action will and the Millennial generation wants to make it happen.
  3. Real environmental change depends on us.


  1. Billing change could hit MAWSS' pocketbook, but lead to operational efficiencies

    While the possible change could costs the Mobile Area Water and Sewer Service thousands of dollars, it could also lead to efficiencies.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Mobile Press-Register

  2. Climate Change: Birds May Lose Half Their Species

    Climate change could wipe out half the bird species, according to a chilling new assessment of the effect of global warming on life. The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) — the same organization that maintains the Red List of Threatened Species — performed the study. According to a report in New Scientist... Read more » Climate Change: Birds May Lose Half Their Species is ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  3. Change in Judicial Districts

    A change may be in the works to ration out the workload for judicial districts throughout the state. There are seven judicial districts. Some of those districts are responsible for as many as 12 counties
    on June 16, 2013     Source: KX TV North Dakota


  1. "It saddens me to lose the service of a soldier I have come to admire," Obama said, praising McChrystal. "This is a change in personnel, but not in policy."
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Los Angeles Times (blog)

  2. "We have been messy," Van Marwijk said. "We've had spells with brilliant attacks, yet we forgot to score. That though, can change within a match."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Bert van Marwijk Source: The Associated Press

  3. "My assumption of command represents a change in personnel, not a change in policy or strategy," General Petraeus said.
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: David Petraeus Source: New York Times

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