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(Chem.) The conversion of atoms of a given element into atoms of a different isotope or of a different element, as in radioactive disintegration or by nuclear bombardment
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To adjust (a garment) for a better fit.
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To transfer from (one conveyance) to another:
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The degree or extent of such change
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The act of altering or making different.
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An unpredictable change of direction.
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(Biol.) A sudden variation in some inheritable characteristic in a germ cell of an individual animal or plant, as distinguished from a variation resulting from generations of gradual change
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To modify is to make a change or alteration.
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(Some sports) A change from defense to attack, or attack to defense.
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A shift or change; a shifting movement.
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An act of shifting; a slight movement or change
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A marked change in appearance, character, condition, or function.
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To have a range of different qualities or amounts:
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An instance of this; an improvement:
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State of remaining; stay.
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(Computing, networking) A networking device connecting multiple wires, allowing them to communicate simultaneously, when possible. Compare to the less efficient hub device that solely duplicates network packets to each wire.
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Difference is defined as the features that make one thing distinct from another or the condition of when a change is made.
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The amount of change made in correcting
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(--- Sports) To shoot and score a goal, especially immediately after receiving a pass or gaining control of a rebound.
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(Law) The act or an instance of changing or setting aside a lower court's decision by a higher court.
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(--- Electronics) The act or process of regenerating signals
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Settlement of a debt or claim.
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The definition of amend means to modify or alter something, often for the better.
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The process by which something is reshaped.
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The act of realigning or something realigned
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To change clothing
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To grow or come to be:
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A motion like that of waves; a moving in this and that direction.
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A sudden or momentous change in a situation:
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An act, or the process, of renovating.
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The definition of a reformation is a correction or improvement, or a religious movement in the 16th century.
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An image, particularly a photograph, that has been enlarged.
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A sharp turn to the opposite direction, esp. in response to a military command
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(--- Chem.) The interchange of elements or radicals between compounds, as when two compounds react with each other to form two new compounds
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Changing location by moving back and forth.
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Transformation is the process of changing.
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The act of setting a new direction.
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The act or process of innovating
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(Geology) The process by which rocks are changed into other forms by the application of heat and/or pressure.
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A change from lack of faith to religious belief; adoption of a religion
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A new arrangement
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The action of a person or thing that turns
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The definition of evolve is to develop gradually or set free.
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The act of renewing or the state of having been renewed.
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To make pieces of money from (metal):
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(UK, Australia, New Zealand) The action or process of reviewing something previously learned, especially one"²s notes in preparation for a test or examination.
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An altering or moving of a person or thing from one location to another.
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An alteration
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To do over again.
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To be changed or transformed:
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To indicate or mark the errors in:
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To act or proceed by turns:
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To become different
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A turning away from a straight course.
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The act by which something is reprogrammed.
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The act, or the result, of diversifying.
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To fashion again or anew.
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Of or pertaining to involution
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Capable of being changed or adjusted to meet particular or varied needs:
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The definition of chicken feed refers to something (usually money) small or insignificant or insufficient.
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(Linguistics) a type of sound change when a sound (especially a vowel) lengthens
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(Mathematics) To subject to a transformation.
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Renew is defined as to make new, reawaken, reestablish or start over.
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To make different
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To become different
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To become different
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To make difficult to know or understand; make obscure or uncertain:
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Susceptible to; disposed toward; capable of being persuaded.
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Changing or varying, especially often and without discernible pattern or reason.
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(Geology) Changed in structure or composition as a result of metamorphism. Used of rock.
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(Medicine) Relating to metastasis.
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Characterized by, arising from, or subject to whimsy:
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Variety
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To transmute by or as by alchemy
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To give variety to; diversify
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The period (1865–1877) during which the states that had seceded to the Confederacy were controlled by the federal government before being readmitted to the Union.
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(General) Gradual directional change especially one leading to a more advanced or complex form; growth; development.
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The act or fact of altering
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A junction, as a cloverleaf, which allows movement of traffic between highways on different levels
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The act or fact of altering
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(--- Biol.) A change in an organism caused by its environment and not inheritable
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(Bible, proper) The change in the appearance of Jesus on the mountain: Matt. 17
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In family law, the legal process that establishes a parent/child relationship between individuals who are not related by blood. Once the adoption is completed, the adoptive child becomes entitled to all the privileges belonging to a natural child of the adoptive parents, and the adoptive parents acquire all the legal rights, duties, and obligations of the child’s natural parents. Furthermore, all legal rights, duties, and obligations between the child and his or her natural parents (except, in some states, the obligation to pay delinquent child support payments) terminates upon the completion of the adoption.
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(Gerund of rework) An act in which something is reworked
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The act or process of being transformed into a different form
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An instance of a modification or a redecorating.
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A motion that veers; a sudden swerve.
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The act of transubstantiating; change of one substance into another
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The act of one who tampers.
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Any quality, skill, knowledge, experience, etc. that fits a person for a position, office, profession, etc.; requisite
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A firm decision to do something:
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(Medicine) The transference of a bodily function or disease to another part of the body, specifically the development of a secondary area of disease remote from the original site, as with some cancers.
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The act or process of rearranging. See reorganize.
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A conversion or transition from one thing to another
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The act by which something is tempered.
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A readjusting or being readjusted
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Any of certain analogous operations involving mathematical objects other than numbers.
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A forward move, as toward an objective; a progressive step:
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A flattened part of something
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A shortened form of something, as a word.
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(Chiefly US) A small sum of cash, carried on the person, for small, daily expenses.
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A silver salt, especially silver nitrate, used to sensitize paper.
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Plural form of half-dollar
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To change the appearance of (a person or thing) so as to hide, or to assume an identity.
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(Idiomatic) To renovate or to convert to a different use, particularly houses, offices, or rooms within them
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Revamp is to repair, restore or give something old a new appearance or a new life.
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To make small adjustments in for optimal performance or effectiveness:
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To supervise the publication of and set the policy for (a newspaper, periodical, reference book, etc.)
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The definition of innovate is to come up with some new creative method, product or idea that inspires change.
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To make or become worse
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To make different
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To remove the dressing from (a wound)
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To undress oneself.
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(Military, intransitive) To arrange in exact continuity of line, as soldiers; commonly to adjust to a straight line and at proper distance; to align. Sometimes an imperative command.
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To make available and effective to fulfill a particular end or need:
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To turn aside from a course or way:
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To warp is to distort something.
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To become different
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To reverse a stand or position:
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The adjournment or postponement to another date of a trial or other proceeding. See also adjourn.
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(Uncountable) The state or condition of being fixed.
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(Zoology, botany) Atypical development or structure; deviation from the normal type; an aberrant organ. [Mid 19th century.]
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An action or motion that warps or twists.
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The action of the verb widen.
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The definition of transpose is to mix two things up or cause them to change places with each other, or to rewrite music in a different key, or to change something to a new form or place it in a new context.
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To keep up; carry on; maintain
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(Transport) The rerouting of cargo or passengers to a new transshipment point or destination, or to a different mode of transportation before arrival at the ultimate destination.
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The act of moving; a movement.
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A condition of constant change or alternation, as a natural process; mutability
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The harmonious use of language, as in poetry or prose.
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To transform so as to exalt or glorify
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(Intransitive) To completely alter one's form.
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To undergo transmutation.
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(R.C.Ch., Eastern Orthodox Ch.) To cause (bread and wine) to undergo transubstantiation
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The capacity of an object to return to equilibrium or to its original position after having been displaced
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Cash in the form of banknotes.
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(Informal) To keep up (with another contestant in a race, etc.)
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To hold in custody; prevent from escaping
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To carry on a trade or business
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The definition of a translation is an interpretation from one language or situation to another.
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Passage is moving through something, being granted permission to move through something or an enclosed area that you must move through to get to somewhere else.
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The passage of a smaller celestial body or its shadow across the disk of a larger celestial body. As observed from Earth, Mercury and Venus are the only planets of the solar system that make transits of the Sun, because they are the only planets with orbits that lie between Earth and the Sun. Mercury makes an average of 13 transits of the Sun each century. Transits of Venus across the Sun are much rarer, with only 7 of them having occurred between 1639 and 2004. In contrast, transits of Jupiter's moons across its disk are common occurrences.
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(Uncountable, biology) The process by which a mature multicellular organism or part of an organism is produced by the addition of new cells.
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The amount of business done during a given period of time in terms of the money used in buying and selling
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(Optics) an aberration that causes magnification to change over the field of view.
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(Computing) the process by which data is compressed
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The acquisition of something, generally negative.
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The act of extending or contracting in the manner of a telescope.
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The part of a stocking that is narrowed.
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The position, direction, or way in which something, such as an automatic control, is set.
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The act of rounding a mathematical value
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The process of ovalizing; the process of changing to an oval shape.
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An alteration
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An alteration
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(Statistics) The act of returning each item that has been selected in a subset from a group before making another selection.
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(Finance) A negotiated contract as between two corporations for a mutually beneficial exchange of currencies, loans, etc.
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The quality of being diverse or different; difference or unlikeness.
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A small, often cheap, cleverly made article, usually for play or adornment
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Degree of change or difference; divergence; discrepancy
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A sum of cash kept in one's personal possession, for routine expenses or incidental purchases.
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Something of little value or importance
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Small coins
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Plural form of penny
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Plural form of nickel
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Plural form of dime
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To make diverse or various in form or quality; to give variety to; to variegate; to distinguish by numerous differences or aspects.
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To give another name, designation or title to something.
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To cover; to spread; to smear.
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To make again or anew.
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To put back in good condition, as by cleaning, patching, or repairing
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To model again
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To change back, as to a former status, form, religion, or opinion
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To tailor is defined as to make something to particular specifications or conditions.
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To make fresh or sound again, as though new; clean up, replace worn and broken parts in, repair, etc.
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To set down or present (ideas, for example) in a new or different arrangement:
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Mold again, apply a new mold to
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To accept or adopt modern ways, ideas, or style.
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To cause to adopt a new attitude or outlook:
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To make suitable, desirable, or free from excess by mingling with something else; reduce in intensity, esp. by the admixture of some other quality; moderate; assuage; mollify
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To adjust oneself
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To provide housing for; to furnish with something desired, needed, or convenient; as, to accommodate a friend with a loan or with lodgings.
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To adjust or arrange again.
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To limit explanations of a phenomenon to naturalistic ones and exclude supernatural ones
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To reverse the position, order, or condition of:
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To make different
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(Idiomatic) To thoroughly examine.
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To make different
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To make different
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(Biology) To subject messenger RNA to translation.
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(In reference to alcohol) to add something that makes alcohol unsuitable for consumption but leaves the alcohol suitable for other purposes.
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To undergo spiritual conversion or rebirth; reform.
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The definition of improve is to make something or someone better, or to become better.
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To lessen in any way, as in size, weight, amount, value, price, etc.; diminish
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(Law, criminology) To reduce the sentence previously given for a criminal offense.
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To become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; grow
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(Music) To reduce (a perfect or a minor interval) by a half step
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(Intransitive) To become intense, or more intense; to act with increasing power or energy.
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To create or fashion, as:
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To make different
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To turn in for replacement:
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To plant or grow (crops) in a fixed order of succession.
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To displace is defined as to force something to move, to move from a usual place, or to replace.
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To usurp the place of, especially through intrigue or underhanded tactics:
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To vary irregularly, especially in amount:
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To fluctuate or oscillate
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To become different
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(Idiomatic) To transform into; cause to become.
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To increase in size and develop toward maturity, as a plant or animal does by assimilating food
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(Intransitive) To approach or come to perfection.
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To make or become mellow.
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A debt that has become payable.
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(Intransitive, figuratively, of an interests, opinion, or anything else) To become different, to separate (from another line or path).
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To change direction; shift; turn or swing around
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To turn aside or deviate to avoid impact.
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To sail a zigzag course upwind by repeatedly executing such a maneuver.
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To make (something) deviate from its original path.
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To become different
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To shade is to protect from light or heat.
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To become unusable or inoperative:
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To assume an indicated rank or position in a series; be of a certain grade
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To become different
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To become different
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(Intransitive, idiomatic) To behave inconsistently; to vacillate or to waver, as between extremes of opinion or emotion.
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(Countable) An unchanging quality or characteristic of a person or thing.
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The definition of consistency means thickness or something stays the same, is done in the same way or looks the same.
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To keep in existence; sustain:
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To make as an estimate of worth:
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To set firmly in the mind
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That can be adapted or made suitable
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Capable of being changed, changeable, mutable
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The definition of ambivalent is someone who is uncertain or lacks the ability to make decisions.
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Of or resembling the mineral amphibole.
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Characterized by or resulting from caprice, inconsistency in feeling or purpose, a whim, or an unpredictable or impulsive behavior. See also arbitrary.
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Resembling a chameleon: readily changing color or other attributes
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Varying in color or appearance when seen from different angles:
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Having a changeable color or luster
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Characterized by digressions; rambling.
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(Geol.) Designating a boulder or rock formation transported some distance from its original source, as by a glacier
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Of or relating to evolution.
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Characterized by erratic changeableness or instability, especially with regard to affections or attachments; capricious.
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Having or showing shifting changes in color or an interplay of rainbowlike colors, as when seen from different angles
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Traveling from place to place, especially to perform work or a duty:
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Being beyond its normal range; accidental. Used of animals.
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Variable is defined as something inconsistent or able to change.
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Of, pertaining to, or caused by variation
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Movable in any direction, as the antenna of an insect
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Having an aspect of great depth, drawing the eye to look downwards.
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(Linguis.) The occurrence of a variant of a morpheme or phoneme
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A sequence or series, as of events
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Any of various tropical lizards of the family Chamaeleonidae, chiefly of Africa and Madagascar, having a prehensile tail, eyes that can move independently, and the ability to change color.
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The payment substituted.
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The result of this; something transposed
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To adapt (oneself), especially to environmental or climatic changes.
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To give or get cash for
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To remove the testicles of (a male); geld or emasculate.
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To transfer from one place or residence to another; resettle or relocate:
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A risk-averse attitude or approach.
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(Computing) A representation of an execution state of a program at a certain point in time, which may be used at a later time to resume the execution of the program from that point.
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The definition of inertia is when an object remains still or moves in a constant direction at a constant speed.
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The quality of being invariable; invariableness; constancy; uniformity.
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Monotony is defined as boring sameness or a lack of variety and interest.
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The state of being permanent.
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The act of prolonging existence, of keeping something alive or active.
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The absence of alternativism.
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(Video games) an option allowing a player to resume a saved game.
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Plural form of bill
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Somebody armed with a bill; a billman.
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(By extension) Money generally.
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To keep from departing or getting away:
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To make more poignant or affecting; to increase in degree
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Refinement is the process of making something better by making small changes, or good taste and cultural elegance.
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A change in temperament or circumstance.
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An adjustment or trying on of clothes, etc. for fit
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To radically or significantly change, as in a revolution
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To organize again or anew.
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(Mil.) To correct (the gun sight, one's aim, etc.) in firing
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To make different
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(Grammar) To vary the form of a word to express tense, gender, number, mood, etc.
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To become a graduate of a school or college
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The quality or condition of being various or varied; diversity:
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Any substance or article used as money, as bank notes, checks, etc.
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(Medicine) The period of life that leads up to and follows the end of menstruation in women; the menopause. [from 18th c.]
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The difference between one number in a set and the mean of the set.
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Action of the verb to shuffle.
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Musical technique, characteristic of blues music.
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(Idiomatic) Periods of positive and negative events, moods, or interactions; highs and lows.
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Alternative form of pin money.
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To cause to become moderate; make less extreme, violent, etc.; restrain
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(Intransitive) To undergo mutation.
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Of, relating to, or produced by a kaleidoscope.
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Open to change; readily changeable or unstable:
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Of, or pertaining to the element mercury; containing mercury; caused by the action of mercury or quicksilver. [from 16th c.]
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Prone to frequent change; inconstant:
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Of, characteristic of, or like nomads or their way of life
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Truly sorry for having sinned or done other wrong and willing to atone; contrite; repentant
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Exhibiting considerable variety or diversity:
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Of or like mercury
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(Of material, especially silk) Woven from warp and weft strands of different colours, resulting in an iridescent appearance.
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Merely touching a subject, not dealing with it at length
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Subject to changing and unpredictable emotional states; moody, capricious; sometimes used figuratively to describe user-unfriendly or unstable machines or software that are either complicated and/or have poorly written instructions and are subsequently difficult to operate.
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(Mathematics) Sufficiently operationalizable or useful to allow a mathematical calculation to proceed toward a solution.
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(Uncountable) The state of being labile
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Fickleness; instability
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The quality or state of being mutable.
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A complete change; a transformation:
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(Gr. Myth., person, proper) A minor sea god and servant of Poseidon: he can change his form or appearance at will
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A process that involves changes within the nucleus of an atom
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The condition of being penitent.
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The action of turning something the reverse way.
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Discontinuous movement, transition, or development; advancement by leaps.
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The selection of an individual or a thing to take the place of another; the process of one thing taking another’s place or one person acting in lieu of another.
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The act or process of transferring.
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To spread, especially destructively:
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To move from one key or tonality to another by means of a melody or chord progression.
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To point at or direct towards.
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(UK, reflexive) To determine one's position relative to the surroundings; to orient (oneself).
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Oscillate is to swing back and forth, either literally or in terms of your opinion, action or mood.
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To carry out a permutation
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To arrange in a different manner
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Regulate is defined as to control, direct or adjust.
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To move (something) from where it is; lift, push, transfer, or carry away, or from one place to another
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To provide a substitute for (something broken or unsatisfactory, for example):
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To move, go, or turn backward or in the opposite direction
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(UK, Australia, New Zealand) To look over again (something previously written or learned), especially in preparation for an examination.
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(Chem.) To replace as a substituent
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(Intransitive) To evade, to equivocate using subterfuge; to deliberately obfuscate.
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To change from one bus, train, or streetcar to another, usually by presenting a transfer
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Synonym Study

  • Convert suggests more strongly change to suit a new function to convert a barn into a house
  • Transform implies a change in form and now, usually, in nature or function to transform matter into energy
  • Modify implies minor change, often so as to limit or moderate to modify the language of a report
  • Vary suggests irregular or intermittent change to vary one's reading
  • Alter implies a more partial change, as in appearance, so that the identity is preserved to alter a garment
  • I'll change my shoes
  • Change denotes making or becoming distinctly different and implies either a radical transmutation of character or replacement with something else success changed her
Find another word for change. In this page you can discover 349 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for change, like: transmutation, alter, change, variation, alteration, swerving, mutation, modify, transition, shifting and shift.