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Synonyms of switching

Noun


1. switch, switching, shift, change

usage: the act of changing one thing or position for another; "his switch on abortion cost him the election"

Verb


1. switch over, switch, exchange, change by reversal, turn, reverse

usage: change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence

2. trade, swap, swop, switch, exchange, change, interchange

usage: exchange or give (something) in exchange for

3. 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"

4. switch, change over, shift, change, alter, modify

usage: make a shift in or exchange of; "First Joe led; then we switched"

5. throw, flip, switch, engage, mesh, lock, operate

usage: cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation; "switch on the light"; "throw the lever"

6. switch, flog, welt, whip, lather, lash, slash, strap, trounce

usage: flog with or as if with a flexible rod

7. interchange, tack, switch, alternate, flip, flip-flop, change by reversal, turn, reverse

usage: reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)

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