- To pass from one owner to another.
- To reverse a previously held opinion or an earlier decision.
- To alter one's approach or attitude.
- to take turns
- to ring a set of bells with all possible variations
- to do or say a thing in many and various ways
Other Word Forms of Change
Origin of Change
As a verb, via Middle English cha(u)ngen, from Anglo-Norman chaunger, from Old French changier (compare modern French changer), from Late Latin cambiāre, from Latin cambīre, present active infinitive of cambiō (“exchange, barter”), of Celtic origin, from Proto-Celtic *kamb- (“crooked, bent”), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ḱamb-, *(s)kamb- (“crooked”). Cognate with Italian cambiare, Portuguese cambiar, Romanian schimb, Spanish cambiar. Used in English since the 13th Century.
Middle English changen from Norman French chaunger from Latin cambiāre, cambīre to exchange probably of Celtic origin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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