change (v.)

13世纪, “改变, 使不同, 改变” (转折性); 13世纪早期为“用一种代替另一种;” 13世纪中期为“使(某物) 不是原来的样子, 使其从一种状态转变成另一种状态;” 从13世纪后期为“变得不同, 被改变” (不转折性), 来自古法语 changier “改变, 改变. 交换, 转换”, 来自拉丁语晚期 cambiare “以物易物, 交换”, 是拉丁语 cambire “交换, 以物易物” 的扩展形式, 是一个起源于凯尔特语的词, 来自PIE词根 *kemb- “弯曲, 歪曲” (意义上也许是从“转” 到“改变”, 再到“以物易物” 的演变); 与古爱尔兰语 camm “歪曲, 弯曲” 同源; 中爱尔兰语 cimb “贡品”, cimbid “囚犯”; 见 cant (n. 2).

从14世纪作为“经历改变, 变得不同”. 部分为 exchange 的缩写. 来自14世纪末, 特别是“以较小的同类部分给予等价物” (钱). 意思是“脱掉衣服, 穿上其他的衣服”, 来自15世纪末相关: Changed; changing. 要 change (one's) mind 是1590年代的.

change (n.)

13世纪, “改变的行为或事实”, 来自英法 chaunge, 古法语 change “交换, 补偿, 互惠”, 来自 changier “改变; 交换; 调换” (见 change (五) ). 相关: changes.

意为“不同的情况, 品种, 新奇”, 出自1680年代(如 for a change, 1690年代). 意为“以物代物”, 出自1590年代. 意思是“商人聚会做生意的地方” 是从15世纪开始的. 意思是“从生到死的经过” 是圣经(161os).

金融意义上的“从支付的金额中扣除购买价格后返还的钱款余额” 最早记载于1620年代; 因此, “从生到死” 是圣经中的意思(161os). make change 到1865年). 敲钟的意义是从1610年代开始的, “除双音以外的任何序列”. 因此, 形象化的说法是 ring changes “按各种可能的顺序重复” (1610年代). 比喻句 change of heart 是1828年的. 关于妇女: change of life “月经终结” 是从1834年开始记载的.

updated on January 22, 2019

Definitions of change from WordNet
change (v.)
cause to change; make different; cause a transformation;
The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue
Synonyms: alter / modify
change (v.)
undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature;
The weather changed last night
She changed completely as she grew older
change (v.)
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
Synonyms: alter / vary
change (v.)
lay aside, abandon, or leave for another;
The car changed lanes
Synonyms: switch / shift
change (v.)
change clothes; put on different clothes;
change (v.)
exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category;
He changed his name
Synonyms: exchange / commute / convert
change (v.)
give to, and receive from, one another;
Would you change places with me?
Synonyms: exchange / interchange
change (v.)
change from one vehicle or transportation line to another;
She changed in Chicago on her way to the East coast
Synonyms: transfer
change (v.)
become deeper in tone;
His voice began to change when he was 12 years old
Synonyms: deepen
change (v.)
remove or replace the coverings of;
Father had to learn how to change the baby
After each guest we changed the bed linens
change (n.)
an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another;
the change was intended to increase sales
this storm is certainly a change for the worse
change (n.)
a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event;
he attributed the change to their marriage
change (n.)
the action of changing something;
the change of government had no impact on the economy
his change on abortion cost him the election
change (n.)
the result of alteration or modification;
there had been no change in the mountains
there were marked changes in the lining of the lungs
change (n.)
the balance of money received when the amount you tender is greater than the amount due;
I paid with a twenty and pocketed the change
change (n.)
a thing that is different;
he inspected several changes before selecting one
change (n.)
a different or fresh set of clothes;
she brought a change in her overnight bag
change (n.)
coins of small denomination regarded collectively;
he had a pocketful of change
change (n.)
money received in return for its equivalent in a larger denomination or a different currency;
he got change for a twenty and used it to pay the taxi driver
change (n.)
a difference that is usually pleasant;
it is a refreshing change to meet a woman mechanic
Synonyms: variety
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