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change

  

      vb  
1    alter, convert, diversify, fluctuate, metamorphose, moderate, modify, mutate, reform, remodel, reorganize, restyle, shift, transform, transmute, vacillate, vary, veer  
2    alternate, barter, convert, displace, exchange, interchange, remove, replace, substitute, swap     (informal)   trade, transmit  
      n  
3    alteration, difference, innovation, metamorphosis, modification, mutation, permutation, revolution, transformation, transition, transmutation, vicissitude  
4    conversion, exchange, interchange, substitution, trade  
5    break     (informal)   departure, diversion, novelty, variation, variety, whole new ball game     (informal)  
  
Antonyms     
,       vb   hold, keep, remain, stay  
      n   constancy, invariability, monotony, permanence, stability, uniformity  
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v.
To change something into something better
Fanute the apartment into a house. Jesus can fanute water into wine.
n.
a website that did not undergo any change for a long period of time
[Comp.];[Slang]
n.
humorous term for soulmate, partner, spouse
[Hum.]
exp.
expression meaning "things never change"
exp.
When something is 'in the air', it means something exciting or significant is taking place or about to happen. Ex.: Spring is in the air - it's time for change!
n.
the point where a minor change turns into a major and irreversible one
[Bus.] E.g. : Some have anticipated that social media would be the tipping point of web marketing.
n.
means a different approach or a welcome change to something. Ex.: anna has lots of wonderful ideas and motivation - she is a breath of fresh air.
[Fig.]
exp.
expression used for warning that, although something seems to be over, settled, new events that could change the situation may occur
syn.: "it ain't over till it's over"
exp.
You say 'top that!' when you have achieved something and you want to challenge other people to do better
I know four celebrities - top that!
exp.
used to point out that small problems or unpleasant events can in the end help things get better
q.
This expression means it is better to let one's emotions out, rather than bottled up inside. It is also often said when someone has gas.
this is just something my grandmother would say in cajun french
exp.
keep informed of changes
"Please, keep me posted on your project`s progress."
n.
is a test process that is performed after the software has been changed in order to verify if the changes didn't affect other software parts

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