Translation of "change" - English-Korean dictionary


verb /tʃeɪndʒ/ 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 also get changed to take off your clothes and put on different ones

옷을 갈아입다
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.

A2 to get one type of money in exchange for a different type

Where can I change my dollars?

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

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

to start talking about a different subject

(이야기의 주제등을) 전환하다
I’d tried to explain my feelings, but he just changed the subject.
noun /tʃeɪndʒ/ us /tʃeɪndʒ/

A2 the process or result of something becoming different

We need to make / a few changes to the design.

A2 the process of stopping one thing and starting to have or do another thing

a change of address
a change of plan

A2 [ no plural ] the money that you get back when you pay more for something than it costs

Here’s your receipt and change.

A2 [ no plural ] coins, not paper money

Do you have any change for the parking meter?
a change of clothes

A2 a set of clean clothes that you can put on if you need to take off the ones that you are wearing

여벌의 옷
Make sure you bring a change of clothes.

B1 a different experience from what is usual, or something that is pleasant or interesting because it is unusual or new

색다른 것, 기분 전환
You know, I’m really ready for a change.
The holiday will make a nice change.
for a change

B1 used to say that something is unusual or new

보통때와 달리
It’s nice to see her smile for a change.

(Translation of “change” from the Cambridge English–Korean Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)