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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
To adjust (a garment) for a better fit.
To transfer from (one conveyance) to another:
The degree or extent of such change
The act of altering or making different.
An unpredictable change of direction.
(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
To modify is to make a change or alteration. (Some sports) A change from defense to attack, or attack to defense.
To have a range of different qualities or amounts:
An instance of this; an improvement:
(--- Sports) To shoot and score a goal, especially immediately after receiving a pass or gaining control of a rebound.
A marked change in appearance, character, condition, or function. (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.
(Law) The act or an instance of changing or setting aside a lower court's decision by a higher court. State of remaining; stay.
A sudden or momentous change in a situation:
(--- Electronics) The act or process of regenerating signals
Settlement of a debt or claim.
reshaping The process by which something is reshaped.
The amount of change made in correcting
Difference is defined as the features that make one thing distinct from another or the condition of when a change is made.
The definition of amend means to modify or alter something, often for the better.
The definition of a reformation is a correction or improvement, or a religious movement in the 16th century. A motion like that of waves; a moving in this and that direction.
A sharp turn to the opposite direction, esp. in response to a military command
(--- Chem.) The interchange of elements or radicals between compounds, as when two compounds react with each other to form two new compounds
Changing location by moving back and forth.
Transformation is the process of changing.
The act or process of innovating (Geology) The process by which rocks are changed into other forms by the application of heat and/or pressure.
A change from lack of faith to religious belief; adoption of a religion
The definition of evolve is to develop gradually or set free.
The act of renewing or the state of having been renewed.
The action of a person or thing that turns
Characterized by, arising from, or subject to whimsy:
To make pieces of money from (metal): (UK, Australia, New Zealand) The action or process of reviewing something previously learned, especially one"²s notes in preparation for a test or examination.
An altering or moving of a person or thing from one location to another.
To be changed or transformed:
To indicate or mark the errors in:
To act or proceed by turns:
A turning away from a straight course.
The act by which something is reprogrammed.
Capable of being changed or adjusted to meet particular or varied needs:
The definition of chicken feed refers to something (usually money) small or insignificant or insufficient. (Linguistics) a type of sound change when a sound (especially a vowel) lengthens
(Mathematics) To subject to a transformation.
Renew is defined as to make new, reawaken, reestablish or start over.
To make difficult to know or understand; make obscure or uncertain:
Susceptible to; disposed toward; capable of being persuaded.
Changing or varying, especially often and without discernible pattern or reason.
(Geology) Changed in structure or composition as a result of metamorphism. Used of rock.
vicissitude. associatedword: mutanda
To transmute by or as by alchemy
To give variety to; diversify
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.
The act or fact of altering
A junction, as a cloverleaf, which allows movement of traffic between highways on different levels
The act or fact of altering
(--- Biol.) A change in an organism caused by its environment and not inheritable
(Bible, proper) The change in the appearance of Jesus on the mountain: Matt. 17
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. (Gerund of rework) An act in which something is reworked
The act or process of being transformed into a different form
An instance of a modification or a redecorating. A motion that veers; a sudden swerve.
The act of transubstantiating; change of one substance into another
The act of one who tampers.
Any quality, skill, knowledge, experience, etc. that fits a person for a position, office, profession, etc.; requisite
A firm decision to do something: (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.
The act by which something is tempered.
A readjusting or being readjusted
Any of certain analogous operations involving mathematical objects other than numbers.
A forward move, as toward an objective; a progressive step:
A flattened part of something
A shortened form of something, as a word. (Chiefly US) A small sum of cash, carried on the person, for small, daily expenses.
A silver salt, especially silver nitrate, used to sensitize paper. To change the appearance of (a person or thing) so as to hide, or to assume an identity. (Idiomatic) To renovate or to convert to a different use, particularly houses, offices, or rooms within them
Revamp is to repair, restore or give something old a new appearance or a new life.
To make small adjustments in for optimal performance or effectiveness:
To supervise the publication of and set the policy for (a newspaper, periodical, reference book, etc.)
The definition of innovate is to come up with some new creative method, product or idea that inspires change.
To remove the dressing from (a wound)
(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.
To make available and effective to fulfill a particular end or need:
To turn aside from a course or way:
To warp is to distort something.
To reverse a stand or position: The adjournment or postponement to another date of a trial or other proceeding. See also adjourn. (Uncountable) The state or condition of being fixed.
(Zoology, botany) Atypical development or structure; deviation from the normal type; an aberrant organ. [Mid 19 th century.] The action of the verb widen.
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.
To keep up; carry on; maintain (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.
A condition of constant change or alternation, as a natural process; mutability
The harmonious use of language, as in poetry or prose.
To arrange in a different manner
To transform so as to exalt or glorify
(Intransitive) To completely alter one's form.
To undergo transmutation.
(R.C.Ch., Eastern Orthodox Ch.) To cause (bread and wine) to undergo transubstantiation
The capacity of an object to return to equilibrium or to its original position after having been displaced
(Informal) To keep up ( with another contestant in a race, etc.)
To hold in custody; prevent from escaping
To carry on a trade or business
The definition of a translation is an interpretation from one language or situation to another.
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.
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. (Uncountable, biology) The process by which a mature multicellular organism or part of an organism is produced by the addition of new cells.
The amount of business done during a given period of time in terms of the money used in buying and selling (Optics) an aberration that causes magnification to change over the field of view. (Computing) the process by which data is compressed
The act of extending or contracting in the manner of a telescope.
The position, direction, or way in which something, such as an automatic control, is set.
The act of rounding a mathematical value
ovalization The process of ovalizing; the process of changing to an oval shape.
(Statistics) The act of returning each item that has been selected in a subset from a group before making another selection.
(Finance) A negotiated contract as between two corporations for a mutually beneficial exchange of currencies, loans, etc.
A small, often cheap, cleverly made article, usually for play or adornment
Degree of change or difference; divergence; discrepancy
Something of little value or importance
To cover; to spread; to smear.
To put back in good condition, as by cleaning, patching, or repairing
To change back, as to a former status, form, religion, or opinion
To tailor is defined as to make something to particular specifications or conditions.
To make fresh or sound again, as though new; clean up, replace worn and broken parts in, repair, etc.
To set down or present (ideas, for example) in a new or different arrangement:
To accept or adopt modern ways, ideas, or style.
To cause to adopt a new attitude or outlook:
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
To provide housing for; to furnish with something desired, needed, or convenient; as, to accommodate a friend with a loan or with lodgings.
To adjust or arrange again. To limit explanations of a phenomenon to naturalistic ones and exclude supernatural ones
To reverse the position, order, or condition of:
(Idiomatic) To thoroughly examine.
(Biology) To subject messenger RNA to translation. (In reference to alcohol) to add something that makes alcohol unsuitable for consumption but leaves the alcohol suitable for other purposes.
To undergo spiritual conversion or rebirth; reform.
The definition of improve is to make something or someone better, or to become better.
To lessen in any way, as in size, weight, amount, value, price, etc.; diminish
To become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; grow
(Music) To reduce (a perfect or a minor interval) by a half step
(Intransitive) To become intense, or more intense; to act with increasing power or energy.
To create or fashion, as:
To turn in for replacement:
To plant or grow (crops) in a fixed order of succession.
To displace is defined as to force something to move, to move from a usual place, or to replace.
To usurp the place of, especially through intrigue or underhanded tactics:
To vary irregularly, especially in amount:
To fluctuate or oscillate
(Idiomatic) To transform into; cause to become.
To increase in size and develop toward maturity, as a plant or animal does by assimilating food
(Intransitive) To approach or come to perfection.
To make or become mellow.
A debt that has become payable. (Intransitive, figuratively, of an interests, opinion, or anything else) To become different, to separate (from another line or path).
To change direction; shift; turn or swing around
To turn aside or deviate to avoid impact.
To sail a zigzag course upwind by repeatedly executing such a maneuver.
To shade is to protect from light or heat.
To become unusable or inoperative:
To assume an indicated rank or position in a series; be of a certain grade
(Countable) An unchanging quality or characteristic of a person or thing.
The definition of consistency means thickness or something stays the same, is done in the same way or looks the same.
To keep in existence; sustain:
To make as an estimate of worth:
To set firmly in the mind
That can be adapted or made suitable
The definition of ambivalent is someone who is uncertain or lacks the ability to make decisions. Characterized by or resulting from caprice, inconsistency in feeling or purpose, a whim, or an unpredictable or impulsive behavior. See also arbitrary.
chameleonic Resembling a chameleon: readily changing color or other attributes
Varying in color or appearance when seen from different angles:
Characterized by digressions; rambling.
(Geol.) Designating a boulder or rock formation transported some distance from its original source, as by a glacier
Characterized by erratic changeableness or instability, especially with regard to affections or attachments; capricious.
Having or showing shifting changes in color or an interplay of rainbowlike colors, as when seen from different angles
Traveling from place to place, especially to perform work or a duty:
Being beyond its normal range; accidental. Used of animals.
Variable is defined as something inconsistent or able to change.
Movable in any direction, as the antenna of an insect
Having an aspect of great depth, drawing the eye to look downwards.
(Linguis.) The occurrence of a variant of a morpheme or phoneme
A sequence or series, as of events
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.
The result of this; something transposed
To adapt (oneself), especially to environmental or climatic changes.
To remove the testicles of (a male); geld or emasculate.
To transfer from one place or residence to another; resettle or relocate:
A risk-averse attitude or approach.
(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.
The definition of inertia is when an object remains still or moves in a constant direction at a constant speed.
Monotony is defined as boring sameness or a lack of variety and interest. The act of prolonging existence, of keeping something alive or active. (Video games) an option allowing a player to resume a saved game. Somebody armed with a bill; a billman. (By extension) Money generally.
To keep from departing or getting away: To make more poignant or affecting; to increase in degree
Refinement is the process of making something better by making small changes, or good taste and cultural elegance.
A change in temperament or circumstance.
An adjustment or trying on of clothes, etc. for fit
To organize again or anew.
(Mil.) To correct (the gun sight, one's aim, etc.) in firing
To become a graduate of a school or college
The quality or condition of being various or varied; diversity:
Any substance or article used as money, as bank notes, checks, etc.
Having a changeable color or luster
The difference between one number in a set and the mean of the set. Action of the verb to shuffle.
Musical technique, characteristic of blues music.
Alternative form of pin money.
To cause to become moderate; make less extreme, violent, etc.; restrain
Open to change; readily changeable or unstable: Of, or pertaining to the element mercury; containing mercury; caused by the action of mercury or quicksilver. [from 16th c.]
Prone to frequent change; inconstant:
Of, characteristic of, or like nomads or their way of life
Truly sorry for having sinned or done other wrong and willing to atone; contrite; repentant
Exhibiting considerable variety or diversity: (Of material, especially silk) Woven from warp and weft strands of different colours, resulting in an iridescent appearance.
Merely touching a subject, not dealing with it at length 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. (Uncountable) The state of being labile The quality or state of being mutable.
A complete change; a transformation:
(Gr. Myth., person, proper) A minor sea god and servant of Poseidon: he can change his form or appearance at will
A process that involves changes within the nucleus of an atom
The action of turning something the reverse way.
Discontinuous movement, transition, or development; advancement by leaps.
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.
The act or process of transferring.
To spread, especially destructively:
To move from one key or tonality to another by means of a melody or chord progression.
Oscillate is to swing back and forth, either literally or in terms of your opinion, action or mood.
Regulate is defined as to control, direct or adjust.
To move (something) from where it is; lift, push, transfer, or carry away, or from one place to another
To provide a substitute for (something broken or unsatisfactory, for example):
To move, go, or turn backward or in the opposite direction (UK, Australia, New Zealand) To look over again (something previously written or learned), especially in preparation for an examination.
(Chem.) To replace as a substituent
To change from one bus, train, or streetcar to another, usually by presenting a transfer Synonym Study
suggests more strongly change to suit a new function to convert a barn into a house
implies a change in form and now, usually, in nature or function to transform matter into energy
implies minor change, often so as to limit or moderate to modify the language of a report
suggests irregular or intermittent change to vary one's reading
implies a more partial change, as in appearance, so that the identity is preserved to alter a garment
I'll change my shoes
denotes making or becoming distinctly different and implies either a radical transmutation of character or replacement with something else success changed her
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