Synonyms of changing


1. change, alter, modify

usage: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

2. change

usage: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"

3. change, alter, vary

usage: become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence; "her mood changes in accordance with the weather"; "The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season"

4. switch, shift, change

usage: lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; "switch to a different brand of beer"; "She switched psychiatrists"; "The car changed lanes"

5. change, dress, get dressed

usage: change clothes; put on different clothes; "Change before you go to the opera"

6. change, exchange, commute, convert, replace

usage: exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category; "Could you convert my dollars into pounds?"; "He changed his name"; "convert centimeters into inches"; "convert holdings into shares"

7. exchange, change, interchange, transfer

usage: give to, and receive from, one another; "Would you change places with me?"; "We have been exchanging letters for a year"

8. transfer, change, travel, go, move, locomote

usage: change from one vehicle or transportation line to another; "She changed in Chicago on her way to the East coast"

9. deepen, change, change

usage: become deeper in tone; "His voice began to change when he was 12 years old"; "Her voice deepened when she whispered the password"

10. change, replace

usage: remove or replace the coverings of; "Father had to learn how to change the baby"; "After each guest we changed the bed linens"


1. changing, ever-changing, dynamic (vs. undynamic), dynamical

usage: marked by continuous change or effective action

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