change


change
I
n.
alteration
transition

1) to bring about, effect, make a change

2) to undergo change

3) a drastic, great, marked, momentous, radical, striking, sweeping; long overdue, needed, welcome; quick; sudden change; little change (there was little change in his condition)

4) a change occurs, takes place

5) a change for (a change for the better)

6) a change from; into, to (the change from spring to summer)

7) a change in, of (a change in the weather; changes in personnel; a change of diet; the change of seasons)

8) for a change (let's eat out for a change)

money returned
metal coins

9) to give; make; return change for (can you give me change for a pound?)

10) to count; get, take one's change

11) to keep the change

12) loose; small change

change of clothing

13) to make a change

14) a quick change (to make a quick change)

II
v.

1) to change drastically, radically

2) (D; intr.) ('to transfer') to change for (we must change at the next station for Chicago)

3) (D; tr.) ('to exchange') to change for (to change dollars for pounds)

4) (D; intr.) ('to put on different clothes') to change for (to change for dinner)

5) (D; intr., tr.) ('to be transformed; to transform') to change from; into (the disease changed him from an athlete into an invalid; to change dollars into pounds)

6) (D; intr.) ('to put on different clothes') to change into (to change into smt. less formal)

7) (D; intr., tr.) ('to transfer') to change to (we must change to an express; she changed the appointment to Monday)

8) (D; tr.) ('to exchange') to change with (I would not want to change places with her)

* * *
[tʃeɪndʒ]
long overdue
make a change
marked
momentous
needed
radical
radically
small change
striking
sudden change
sweeping
take one's change
takes place
of (a change in the weather; changes in personnel; a change of diet; the changeof seasons)
return change for (can you give me change for a pound?)
into (the disease changed him from an athlete into an invalid; to change dollars into pounds)
to (the change from spring to summer)
little change (there was little change in his condition)
(D; intr., tr.) ('to be transformed; to transform') to change from
['alteration'] ['transition'] to bring about
['change of clothing'] to make a change
['money returned'] ['metal coins'] to give
a drastic
a change from
a change in
a change occurs
to count
to keep the change
to undergo change
to change drastically
(D; tr.) ('to exchange') to change with (I would not want to change places with her)
a change for (a change for the better)
for a change (let's eat out for a change)
a quick change (to make a quick change)
(D; tr.) ('to exchange') to change for (to change dollars for pounds)
(D; intr.) ('to put on different clothes') to change for (to change for dinner)
(D; intr.) ('to put on different clothes') to change into (to change into smt. less formal)
(D; intr.) ('to transfer') to change for (we must change at the next station for Chicago)
(D; intr., tr.) ('to transfer') to change to (we must change to an express; she changed the appointment to Monday)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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