Bedeutung von “change” im Essential American English Dictionary


verb us /tʃeɪndʒ/ present participle changing, past tense and past participle changed

A1 to stop having or doing one thing, and start having or doing another:

I changed jobs to make more money.
I’ve changed my doctor.

A2 to become different, or to make someone or something become different:

She’s changed a lot in the last few years.
That book changed my life.

A2 to take off your clothes and put on different ones:

Is there somewhere I can get changed?
change buses, planes, etc.

A2 to get off one bus, plane, etc. and get on a different one:

I have to change trains at Bristol.
I have to change planes in Atlanta.
change the subject

to start talking about a different subject:

I’d tried to explain my feelings, but he just changed the subject.

B1 to take something you have bought back to a store and exchange it for something else:

I had to change / those shorts I bought for a bigger pair.

(Definition von “change verb” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)