change

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈtʃeɪndʒ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/tʃeɪndʒ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(chānj)


Inflections of 'change' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
changes
v 3rd person singular
changing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
changed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
changed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

change

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. change your [hair, wardrobe, clothes, pants, image]
  2. change [places, positions, seats]
  3. change [buses, trains, trams] (at)
  4. change your [name, address, apartment]
  5. [decided, was forced] to change her [name]
  6. change your [pace, attitude, point of view, outlook]
  7. your attitude has changed
  8. change your [mind, feelings towards, opinion of]
  9. make you change your mind (about)
  10. change your [username, password, tune]
  11. change the [subject, topic]
  12. change [the world, your community]
  13. change color
  14. change out of your [wet, dirty] clothes
  15. changed to [protect, conceal] his identity
  16. changed from [one] to [another]
  17. changed [recently, over time]
  18. changed [into, back from]
  19. change into [dry, clean, fresh] clothes
  20. change [his, the baby's] (dirty) diaper
  21. nothing has changed
  22. [might, could, will] change
  23. [likely, bound, unlikely] to change
  24. [barely, hardly, radically] changed
  25. change [slightly, drastically]
  26. (can you) change a [fifty, $50 bill]
  27. the [price, value] changed
  28. change [it, things] up a little
n
  1. a [significant, major, radical, slight] change
  2. a [regime, political] change
  3. [combat, fight] climate change
  4. [fight, strive] for social change
  5. made a [location, setting, time] change (to)
  6. [applied, submitted] a name change
  7. [at, during] the shift change
  8. is time to make a change
  9. a time of (great) change
  10. has [undergone, seen, been] a sea change
  11. [need, brought] a change of [clothes, clothing]
  12. made a change to the [contract, paper, directions]
  13. (need to) make a few small changes (to)
  14. needs an oil change every [6,000] miles
  15. [underwent, saw, experienced] a radical change
  16. has been a change over [time, the last year]
  17. a [5%] change in [unemployment, worth, GDP]
  18. a change of address
  19. a change of [direction, tone, policy, management]
  20. a change [of, in] the weather
  21. [need, want, just for] a change of [scene, scenery]
  22. a change for the [better, worse]
  23. fighting for a change (to be made) in the law
  24. a change [would, will] do you good
  25. a change is as good as a rest
  26. change is in the air
  27. the [government, coach, boss] rang the changes
  28. ring (in) the changes [with, by]
  29. had a change of heart
  30. so you have any spare change?
  31. have no change to spare
  32. [you] forgot your change!
  33. here's your change
  34. have [$4] in change
  35. let's [eat out, go dancing] for a change
  36. just for a change
n as adj
  1. a change machine
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