Synonyms of change in English:

change

verb

  • 1 this could change the face of Britain things have changed since my day
    alter, make different, become different, undergo a change, make alterations to, adjust, make adjustments to, adapt, turn, amend, improve, modify, convert, revise, recast, reform, reshape, refashion, redesign, restyle, revamp, rework, remake, remodel, remould, redo, reconstruct, reorganize, reorder, refine, reorient, reorientate, vary, transform, transfigure, transmute, metamorphose, undergo a sea change, evolve; customize, tailor
    informal tweak
    technical permute
    [Antonyms] preserve, stay the same
  • 2 he'd changed his job
    [Antonyms] keep
  • noun

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  • 2 we need a change of government
    swap, exchange, interchange, substitution, switch, commutation, conversion, replacement, rotation, alternation, transposition; trade, barter, bartering
    archaic truck
  • 3 sorry about the note—I've no change
    coins, loose change, small change, cash, petty cash, coinage, coin, coin of the realm, hard cash, silver, copper, coppers, gold
    formal specie
  • Phrases

    have a change of heart

    See heart

    Word links

    meta- related prefix, as in metamorphosis
    -tropic related suffix, as in phototropic, psychotropic

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