Translation of "change" - English-Italian dictionary

change

verb /tʃeɪndʒ/ (present participle changing, past tense and past participle changed)

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

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

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

cambiare
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

cambiarsi
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

cambiare autobus, aereo, ecc.
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

cambiare
Where can I change my dollars?

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

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

to start talking about a different subject

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

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