changing meaning

  "changing" in a sentence
  • Adjective: changing  cheynjing
    1. Marked by continuous change or effective action
      - ever-changing
    Verb: change  cheynj
    1. Cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
      "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
      - alter, modify 
    2. Undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature
      "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night" 
    3. Become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence
      "her mood changes in accordance with the weather"
      - alter, vary 
    4. Lay aside, abandon, or leave for another
      "The car changed lanes"
      - switch, shift 
    5. Change clothes; put on different clothes
      "Change before you go to the opera" 
    6. Exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category
      "He changed his name"
      - exchange, commute, convert 
    7. Give to, and receive from, one another
      "Would you change places with me?"
      - exchange, interchange 
    8. Change from one vehicle or transportation line to another
      "She changed in Chicago on her way to the East coast"
      - transfer 
    9. Become deeper in tone
      "His voice began to change when he was 12 years old"
      - deepen 
    10. Remove or replace the coverings of
      "Father had to learn how to change the baby"; "After each guest we changed the bed linens"

    See also: changer, dynamic, dynamical, plugged

    Type of: dress, get dressed, go, locomote, move, replace, transfer, travel

    Antonym: stay

    Encyclopedia: Change Change, Saône-et-Loire



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  1. nothing will make me change my mind.
  2. the change of scene will do her some good.
  3. let us pretend that it can be changed.
  4. he changed his manner; became very cold.
  5. einstein's work changed the picture.

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