Traducción de "change" - Diccionario Inglés-Español


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

cambiar de
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

cambiarse (de)
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

cambiar de autobús, de avión, etc.
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

cambiar de tema
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

ropa de repuesto
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

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

para variar
It’s nice to see her smile for a change.

(Traducción de "change" del Diccionario de Cambridge Inglés-Español © Cambridge University Press)


verb /tʃeindʒ/

to make or become different

cambiar, cambiarse
They have changed the time of the train
He has changed since I saw him last.

to give or leave (one thing etc for another)

She changed my library books for me.

(sometimes with into) to remove (clothes etc) and replace them by clean or different ones

I’m just going to change (my shirt)
I’ll change into an old pair of trousers.

(with into) to make into or become (something different)

The prince was changed into a frog.

to give or receive (one kind of money for another)

Could you change this banknote for cash?
changeable adjective

changing often; liable to change often

variable, inconstante
She finds it difficult to cope with his changeable moods.
changing room noun

(British ) a room where people can change their clothes before and after playing a sport; locker room (American)


(British) a room in a shop where people can try on clothes before deciding whether or not to buy them.

change hands

to pass into different ownership

cambiar de dueño
This car has changed hands three times.
a change of heart noun

a change in attitude

cambiar de idea
She’s had a change of heart, and will be coming with us after all.
the change of life noun

the menopause

la menopausia
She’s going through the change of life.
change one’s mind

to alter one’s intention or opinion (about something)

cambiar de idea
He was going to go to France, but he changed his mind.
for a change

to be different; for variety

para variar
I got fed up with waiting for the bus so I decided to cycle to work for a change.

(Traducción de "change" del PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)