Meaning of CHANGE in English


vt alteration in the order of a series; permutation.

2. change ·vt a public house; an alehouse.

3. change ·vt a passing from one phase to another; as, a change of the moon.

4. change ·vt that which makes a variety, or may be substituted for another.

5. change ·vi to pass from one phase to another; as, the moon changes to-morrow night.

6. change ·vi to be altered; to undergo variation; as, men sometimes change for the better.

7. change ·vt any order in which a number of bells are struck, other than that of the diatonic scale.

8. change ·vt a place where merchants and others meet to transact business; a building appropriated for mercantile transactions.

9. change ·vt a succesion or substitution of one thing in the place of another; a difference; novelty; variety; as, a change of seasons.

10. change ·vt any variation or alteration; a passing from one state or form to another; as, a change of countenance; a change of habits or principles.

11. change ·vt to give and take reciprocally; to exchange;

— followed by with; as, to change place, or hats, or money, with another.

12. change ·vt specifically: to give, or receive, smaller denominations of money (technically called change) for; as, to change a gold coin or a bank bill.

13. change ·vt to alter by substituting something else for, or by giving up for something else; as, to change the clothes; to change one's occupation; to change one's intention.

14. change ·vt to alter; to make different; to cause to pass from one state to another; as, to change the position, character, or appearance of a thing; to change the countenance.

15. change ·vt small money; the money by means of which the larger coins and bank bills are made available in small dealings; hence, the balance returned when payment is tendered by a coin or note exceeding the sum due.

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