Synonyms of change in English:

change


See definition of change

verb

1‘this could change the face of Britain’

SYNONYMS

alter, make different, become different, undergo a change, make alterations to, adjust, make adjustments to, adapt, turn, amend, improve, modify, convert, revise, recast, reform, reshape, refashion, redesign, restyle, revamp, rework, remake, remodel, remould, redo, reconstruct, reorganize, reorder, refine, reorient, reorientate, vary, transform, transfigure, transmute, metamorphose, undergo a sea change, evolve

customize, tailor

informal tweak

technical permute

ANTONYMS

preserve, stay the same

2‘he'd changed his job’

SYNONYMS

swap, exchange, interchange, substitute, switch, commute, convert, replace, rotate, alternate, transpose

trade, barter

archaic truck

ANTONYMS

keep


noun

1‘there has been a change of plan’

SYNONYMS

alteration, modification, variation, conversion, revision, amendment, adjustment, adaptation

remodelling, reshaping, remoulding, redoing, reconstruction, rebuilding, recasting, reorganization, rearrangement, reordering, reshuffling, restyling, rejigging, reworking, renewal, renewing, revamping, renovation, remaking

metamorphosis, transformation, transfiguration, translation, evolution, mutation, sea change

humorous transmogrification

2‘we need a change of government’

SYNONYMS

swap, exchange, interchange, substitution, switch, commutation, conversion, replacement, rotation, alternation, transposition

trade, barter, bartering

archaic truck

3‘sorry about the note—I've no change’

SYNONYMS

coins, loose change, small change, cash, petty cash, coinage, coin, coin of the realm, hard cash, silver, copper, coppers, gold

formal specie


Phrases

    have a change of heart

      ‘you can have your money back if you have a change of heart’

      SYNONYMS

      change one's mind, change one's tune, have second thoughts, have a rethink, think again, think differently, think twice

      informal

      get cold feet