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Synonyms for change

Synonyms for change

to make or become different

to give up in return for something else

to leave or discard for another

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the process or result of making or becoming different

the process or an instance of passing from one form, state, or stage to another

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a relational difference between states

the result of alteration or modification

the balance of money received when the amount you tender is greater than the amount due

a thing that is different

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a different or fresh set of clothes

coins of small denomination regarded collectively

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money received in return for its equivalent in a larger denomination or a different currency

a difference that is usually pleasant

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cause to change

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undergo a change

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become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence

change clothes

exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category

change from one vehicle or transportation line to another

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become deeper in tone

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remove or replace the coverings of

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References in classic literature ?
it deals primarily with processes in which the unity of a physical object need not be broken up because all its appearances change simultaneously according to the same law--or, if not all, at any rate all from places sufficiently near to the object, with in creasing accuracy as we approach the object.
The appearances of a piece of matter from different places change partly according to intrinsic laws (the laws of perspective, in the case of visual shape), partly according to the nature of the intervening medium--fog, blue spectacles, telescopes, microscopes, sense-organs, etc.
In the first case, his appearance to other people remains unchanged; in the second, his appearance changes from all places.
The changes in appearances of an object which are due to changes in the intervening medium will not affect, or will affect only very slightly, the appearances from places close to the object.
Let us take the case of a wolf, which preys on various animals, securing some by craft, some by strength, and some by fleetness; and let us suppose that the fleetest prey, a deer for instance, had from any change in the country increased in numbers, or that other prey had decreased in numbers, during that season of the year when the wolf is hardest pressed for food.
Even without any change in the proportional numbers of the animals on which our wolf preyed, a cub might be born with an innate tendency to pursue certain kinds of prey.
We see nothing of these slow changes in progress, until the hand of time has marked the long lapse of ages, and then so imperfect is our view into long past geological ages, that we only see that the forms of life are now different from what they formerly were.
These modifications will no doubt affect, through the laws of correlation, the structure of the adult; and probably in the case of those insects which live only for a few hours, and which never feed, a large part of their structure is merely the correlated result of successive changes in the structure of their larvae.
I am well aware that this doctrine of natural selection, exemplified in the above imaginary instances, is open to the same objections which were at first urged against Sir Charles Lyell's noble views on 'the modern changes of the earth, as illustrative of geology;' but we now very seldom hear the action, for instance, of the coast-waves, called a trifling and insignificant cause, when applied to the excavation of gigantic valleys or to the formation of the longest lines of inland cliffs.
Staff had concerns about the closing of the program, particularly the impact the change would have on clients, some of whom had been attending the program as long as 18 years (with the average tenure approximately 8.
An S corporation seeking automatic approval to change its accounting period should follow Rev.
These times have produced rapid change and complexity (Modis, 2003) and have resulted in an environment of unpredictability (Homer-Dixon, 2001).
Climate change resulting from anthropogenic increases in the abundance of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere is the most important Earth Science issue facing the planet.
In his remarks, Hawley admitted that the changes to the prohibited items list might attract the most attention, but considered this change less important than the fact that the TSA was focusing on higher threat areas like explosives.
Ideological efforts to control change may have influenced the functions family life, but "Westernization" and industrialization continued to define and shape the forces of culture including the way families are defined and how they interact with other societal structures.