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change British & World English

Make or become different

change English Thesaurus

this could change the face of Britain

Change in change British & World English

A place where merchants met to do business

'Change in change British & World English

A place where merchants met to do business

change up British & World English

Engage a higher gear in a vehicle or on a bicycle

change-up British & World English

An unexpectedly slow pitch designed to throw off the batter’s timing

change step British & World English

Alter one’s step so that the opposite leg is the one that marks time when marching

change down British & World English

Engage a lower gear in a vehicle or on a bicycle

change over British & World English

Move from one system or situation to another

change gear British & World English

Adopt a different approach to a situation or task

gear change British & World English

A mechanism which changes gear on a motor vehicle

sea change British & World English

A profound or notable transformation

sex change British & World English

A change in a person’s physical sexual characteristics, typically by surgery and hormone treatment

step change British & World English

(In business or politics) a significant change in policy or attitude, especially one that results in an improvement or increase

change hands British & World English

(Of a business or building) pass to a different owner

change places British & World English

Exchange places or roles

change sides British & World English

Begin to support a different side in a war or dispute

change purse British & World English

A purse used for carrying money

chump change British & World English

A small or insignificant amount of money

flying change British & World English

A movement in riding in which the leading leg in the canter position is changed without loss of speed while the horse is in the air

regime change British & World English

The replacement of one administration or government by another, especially by means of military force

short-change British & World English

Cheat (someone) by giving insufficient money as change

change address British & World English

Move house or business premises

for a change British & World English

Contrary to how things usually happen or in order to introduce variety

change-ringing British & World English

The ringing of sets of church bells or handbells in a constantly varying order

climate change British & World English

A change in global or regional climate patterns, in particular a change apparent from the mid to late 20th century onwards and attributed largely to the increased levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide produced by the use of fossil fuels

change management British & World English

The management of change and development within a business or similar organization

change of pace British & World English

A change from what one is used to

plus ça change British & World English

Used to express resigned acknowledgement of the fundamental immutability of human nature and institutions

bureau de change British & World English

An establishment at which customers can exchange foreign money

change one's mind British & World English

Adopt a different opinion or plan

a change of air British & World English

A different climate, typically as a means of improving one’s health

change the subject British & World English

Begin talking of something different, to avoid embarrassment or distress

change one's tune British & World English

Express a very different opinion or behave in a very different way

change of scene British & World English

A move to different surroundings

a change of heart British & World English

A move to a different opinion or attitude

the wind of change British & World English

An influence or tendency that cannot be resisted

course British & World English

The route or direction followed by a ship, aircraft, road, or river

get no change out of British & World English

Fail to get information or a desired reaction from

chop2 British & World English

Change one’s opinions or behaviour repeatedly and abruptly

change up in change British & World English

Engage a higher gear in a vehicle or on a bicycle

don't change horses in midstream British & World English

Choose a sensible moment to change your mind

a change is as good as a rest British & World English

A change of work or occupation can be as restorative or refreshing as a period of relaxation

a leopard can't change his spots British & World English

People can’t change their basic nature

change hands in change British & World English

(Of a business or building) pass to a different owner

change sides in change British & World English

Begin to support a different side in a war or dispute


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