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change

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)
cambiar
She changed my library books for me.
(sometimes with into) to remove (clothes etc) and replace them by clean or different ones
cambiarse
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)
transformarse
The prince was changed into a frog.
to give or receive (one kind of money for another)
cambiar
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)
Probador
(British) a room in a shop where people can try on clothes before deciding whether or not to buy them.
Vestidor
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.
(Definition of change from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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