- 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
- 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
- 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
- v remove or replace the coverings of
After each guest we changed the bed linens
- a made or become different in nature or form
changed styles of dress
a greatly changed country after the war
- s made or become different in some respect
he's an altered (or changed) man since his election to Congress
- s changed in constitution or structure or composition by metamorphism
- And as for the general election, even many hard-line voters have changed their mind about Bush's travel and remittance policy.
- We've changed the energy- producing rules to prevent acid rain and smog.
- James Patterson in AFP
Things have really changed in the digital space,Patterson said in a statement.
- Barack Obama in International Herald Tribune
For decades, he has brought change to Washington, but Washington hasn't changed him,Obama said, attempting to blunt an emerging Republican line of attack that notes Biden's 30-plus years in the polished corridors of the Capitol.
- Lindsey Graham in MiamiHerald.com
...said that while he would not have chosen Sotomayor himself, President Barack Obama's decision to nominate the first Latina to the high court was "a big deal" and that "America has changed for the better with her selection."