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  • n  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
  • n  a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event
    he attributed the change to their marriage
  • n  the action of changing something
    the change of government had no impact on the economy
    his change on abortion cost him the election
  • n  the result of alteration or modification
    there were marked changes in the lining of the lungs
    there had been no change in the mountains
  • n  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
  • n  a thing that is different
    he inspected several changes before selecting one
  • n  a different or fresh set of clothes
    she brought a change in her overnight bag
  • n  coins of small denomination regarded collectively
    he had a pocketful of change
  • n  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
  • n  a difference that is usually pleasant
    it is a refreshing change to meet a woman mechanic
  • v  cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
    The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue
  • v  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
  • v  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
  • v  lay aside, abandon, or leave for another
    The car changed lanes
  • v  change clothes; put on different clothes
  • v  exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category
    He changed his name
  • v  give to, and receive from, one another
    Would you change places with me?
  • v  change from one vehicle or transportation line to another
    She changed in Chicago on her way to the East coast
  • v  become deeper in tone
    His voice began to change when he was 12 years old
  • v  remove or replace the coverings of
    Father had to learn how to change the baby
    After each guest we changed the bed linens

  • We can change the electoral math that's been all about division and make it about addition about building a coalition for change and progress that stretches through Blue States .
  • 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.
  • So I think I'll change my FB status to something like "The private market and insurance companies don't give a damn about your health care problems.
News & Articles

  • 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 ...
    June 17, 2013 - The Inquisitr
  • 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.
    June 17, 2013 - Mobile Press-Register
  • 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
    June 16, 2013 - KX TV North Dakota

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