Engelsk-Norsk oversettelse av change

Oversettelse av ordet change fra engelsk til norsk, med synonymer, antonymer, verbbøying, uttale, anagrammer og eksempler på bruk.

change på norsk

change
generalsubst. endring [u], forandring [u], modifisering [u], ombildning [u]
  moneysubst. veksel [u], småpenger [up]
  generalverb endre seg
  goodsverb bytte, bytte ut
  weatherverb veksle, skifte, variere
  clothingverb bytte om, bytte klær
  alterverb endre, forandre, forvaltningsfirma, modifisere
Synonymer for change
Antonymer for change
Avledede ord av change
archangel, bill of exchange, change completely, change for the better, change gear, change one's clothes, change one's mind, change one's tack, change over, change purse, change tack, changeability, changeable, changeless, changeover, continual change, do something in exchange, exchange, exchange broker, exchange letters, exchange rate, exchangeable, foreign exchange, in exchange, interchange, interchangeable, oil change, pocket change, sex change, small change, something done in exchange, stock exchange, Stock Exchange, unchanged, automatic gear-change, change description, change over switch, change to, changeableness, employment exchange
heat exchanger, in exchange for, unchangeable, american standard code for information interchange, american stock exchange, angelica archangelica, archangelic, archangelical, auto-changer, black archangel, bureau de change, change-of-pace, change-of-pace ball, change-up, change by reversal, change course, change form, change hands, change integrity, change intensity, change magnitude, change of color, change of course, change of direction, change of integrity, change of life, change of location, change of magnitude, change of mind, change of shape, change of state, change owners, change posture, change ringing, change shape, change state, change surface, change taste, changed, changeful, changefulness, changelessness, changeling, changer, charge-exchange accelerator, chemical change, chump change, climate change, commodities exchange, commodity exchange, corn exchange, counterchange, exchange premium, exchange transfusion, exchangeability, exchanged, exchanger, futures exchange, global climate change, interchangeability, interchangeableness, ion exchange, medium of exchange, money changer, n. y. stock exchange, new york stock exchange, noninterchangeable, phase change, photochemical exchange, physical change, pitching change, policy change, post exchange, quick-change, rate of exchange, record changer, sea change, securities and exchange commission, sex-change operation, short-change, state change, telephone exchange, temperature change, unchangeability, unchangeableness, unchangeably, unexchangeability, unexchangeable
Eksempler med oversettelse
What made you change your mind?
Did you notice any change?
Where do I have to change trains?
It should be noted that Dole did not intend to change the configuration of the communication protocol.
Have you got change for a dollar?
America, we have come so far. We have seen so much. But there is so much more to do. So tonight, let us ask ourselves, if our children should live to see the next century, if my daughters should be so lucky to live as long as Ann Nixon Cooper, what change will they see? What progress will we have made?
Don't change sentences that are correct. You can, instead, submit natural-sounding alternate translations.
I became quite astonished by his sudden change of mood.
He's made up his mind and refuses to change it.
That obliges me to change my opinion.
You must believe that change can happen.
The effects of climate change are far less pronounced in Antarctica than in the northern polar regions.
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Definisjoner av change
subst.
1. change - the action of changing something; "the change of government had no impact on the economy"; "his change on abortion cost him the election"
  action something done (usually as opposed to something said); "there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions"
  entail the act of entailing property; the creation of a fee tail from a fee simple
  policy change, volte-face, about-face, reversal a major change in attitude or principle or point of view; "an about-face on foreign policy"
  adulteration the act of adulterating (especially the illicit substitution of one substance for another)
  relocation, move the act of deciding to do something; "he didn't make a move to help"; "his first move was to hire a lawyer"
  downshift a change to a lower gear in a car or bicycle
  downshift a change to a lower gear in a car or bicycle
  filtration the act of changing a fluid by passing it through a filter
  reduction, simplification the act of reducing complexity
  decimalisation, decimalization the act of changing to a decimal system; "the decimalization of British currency"
  metrication, metrification the act of changing from imperial units of measurement to metric units: meters, grams, seconds
  variation an activity that varies from a norm or standard; "any variation in his routine was immediately reported"
  turning act of changing in practice or custom; "the law took many turnings over the years"
  diversification, variegation the act of introducing variety (especially in investments or in the variety of goods and services offered); "my broker recommended a greater diversification of my investments"; "he limited his losses by diversification of his product line"
  flux in constant change; "his opinions are in flux"; "the newness and flux of the computer industry"
  switching, switch, shift the act of changing one thing or position for another; "his switch on abortion cost him the election"
  substitution, commutation, exchange the act of putting one thing or person in the place of another: "he sent Smith in for Jones but the substitution came too late to help"
  promotion act of raising in rank or position
  demotion act of lowering in rank or position
  change of state the act of changing something into something different in essential characteristics
  alteration, modification, adjustment the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)
  move, motion, movement the act of deciding to do something; "he didn't make a move to help"; "his first move was to hire a lawyer"
  movement the act of changing the location of something; "the movement of cargo onto the vessel"
  motility, move, motion, movement ability to move spontaneously and independently
  change of direction, reorientation the act of changing the direction in which something is oriented
  change of magnitude the act of changing the amount or size of something
  change of integrity the act of changing the unity or wholeness of something
  conversion a spiritual enlightenment causing a person to lead a new life
  updating the act of changing something to bring it up to date (usually by adding something); "criminal records need regular updating"
  change of shape an action that changes the shape of something
  satisfaction act of fulfilling a desire or need or appetite; "the satisfaction of their demand for better services"
  nationalisation, nationalization changing something from private to state ownership or control
  communisation, communization the organization of a nation of the basis of communism
  secularisation, secularization transfer of property from ecclesiastical to civil possession
  rollover the act of changing the institution that invests your pension plan without incurring a tax penalty
2. change - 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"; "the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago"
  alteration, modification
  happening, natural event, occurrent, occurrence an event that happens
  acceleration the act of accelerating; increasing the speed
  slowing, deceleration, retardation the act of decelerating; decreasing the speed; "he initiated deceleration by braking"
  avulsion a forcible tearing or surgical separation of one body part from another
  break an escape from jail; "the breakout was carefully planned"
  mutation a change or alteration in form or qualities
  sublimation (psychology) modifying the natural expression of an impulse or instinct (especially a sexual one) to one that is socially acceptable
  surprise the act of surprising someone
  nascence, nascency, nativity, birth the event of being born; "they celebrated the birth of their first child"
  breakup, detachment, separation the act of releasing from an attachment or connection
  vagary an unexpected and inexplicable change in something (in a situation or a person's behavior, etc.); "the vagaries of the weather"; "his wealth fluctuates with the vagaries of the stock market"; "he has dealt with human vagaries for many years"
  fluctuation, variation the quality of being unsteady and subject to changes; "he kept a record of price fluctuations"
  conversion a spiritual enlightenment causing a person to lead a new life
  decease, expiry, death the act of killing; "he had two deaths on his conscience"
  lessening, drop-off, decrease the act of decreasing or reducing something
  destabilization the action of destabilizing; making something less stable (especially of a government or country or economy)
  increase the act of increasing something; "he gave me an increase in salary"
  easing, moderation, relief the act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance); "he asked the nurse for relief from the constant pain"
  deformation alteration in the shape or dimensions of an object as a result of the application of stress to it
  transition a passage that connects a topic to one that follows
  transmutation, transformation, shift an act that changes the form or character or substance of something
  sparkling, twinkle, scintillation a rapid change in brightness; a brief spark or flash
  shimmer, play a weak and tremulous light; "the shimmer of colors on iridescent feathers"; "the play of light on the water"
  transmutation an act that changes the form or character or substance of something
  harm, damage, impairment the act of damaging something or someone
  development act of improving by expanding or enlarging or refining; "he congratulated them on their development of a plan to meet the emergency"; "they funded research and development"
  revolution the overthrow of a government by those who are governed
  chromosomal mutation, genetic mutation, mutation a change or alteration in form or qualities
  sex change a change in a person's physical sexual characteristics (as by surgery and hormone treatments)
  loss of consciousness the occurrence of a loss of the ability to perceive and respond
3. change - the result of alteration or modification; "there were marked changes in the lining of the lungs"; "there had been no change in the mountains"
  upshot, outcome, consequence, event, result, effect, issue having important effects or influence; "decisions of great consequence are made by the president himself"; "virtue is of more moment than security"; "that result is of no consequence"
  depolarisation, depolarization a loss of polarity or polarization
4. change - a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event; "he attributed the change to their marriage"
  relation an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
  difference the quality of being unlike or dissimilar; "there are many differences between jazz and rock"
  gradient the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal; "a five-degree gradient"
5. change - a thing that is different; "he inspected several changes before selecting one"
  thing a separate and self-contained entity
6. change - a different or fresh set of clothes; "she brought a change in her overnight bag"
  article of clothing, clothing, habiliment, wearable, vesture, wear a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
7. change - 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"
  hard cash, hard currency, cash a currency that is not likely to depreciate suddenly in value; "the countries agreed to conduct their bilateral trade in hard currency, replacing previous barter arrangements"; "Germany once had a solid economy, good fiscal and monetary policies, and a hard currency"
8. change - 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"
  hard cash, hard currency, cash a currency that is not likely to depreciate suddenly in value; "the countries agreed to conduct their bilateral trade in hard currency, replacing previous barter arrangements"; "Germany once had a solid economy, good fiscal and monetary policies, and a hard currency"
9. change - coins of small denomination regarded collectively; "he had a pocketful of change"
  coin a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
verb
1. change - 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"
  remain, rest, stay be left; of persons, questions, problems, results, evidence, etc.; "There remains the question of who pulled the trigger"; "Carter remains the only President in recent history under whose Presidency the U.S. did not fight a war"
  freshen up, refreshen, freshen, refresh become or make oneself fresh again; "She freshened up after the tennis game"
  get dressed, dress arrange attractively; "dress my hair for the wedding"
  acquire, produce, grow, develop, get win something through one's efforts; "I acquired a passing knowledge of Chinese"; "Gain an understanding of international finance"
  regenerate restore strength; "This food revitalized the patient"
  shade pass from one quality such as color to another by a slight degree; "the butterfly wings shade to yellow"
  gel become a gel; "The solid, when heated, gelled"
  animalise, animalize, brutalise, brutalize represent in the form of an animal
  convert change in nature, purpose, or function; undergo a chemical change; "The substance converts to an acid"
  creolize develop into a creole; "pidgins often creolize"
  mutate undergo mutation; "cells mutate"
  experience, have go through (mental or physical states or experiences); "get an idea"; "experience vertigo"; "get nauseous"; "receive injuries"; "have a feeling"
  decrepitate to roast or calcine so as to cause to crackle or until crackling stops; "decrepitate salts"
  suburbanise, suburbanize make suburban in character; "highly suburbanized cities"
  roll up, roll form a cylinder by rolling; "roll up a banner"
  glass over, glaze over, glaze, glass become glassy or take on a glass-like appearance; "Her eyes glaze over when she is bored"
  grow, turn come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes); "He grew a beard"; "The patient developed abdominal pains"; "I got funny spots all over my body"; "Well-developed breasts"
  barbarise, barbarize make crude or savage in behavior or speech; "his years in prison have barbarized the young man"
  alkalinise, alkalinize make (a substance) alkaline; "The oxide is alkalized"
  change by reversal, reverse, turn change to the contrary; "The trend was reversed"; "the tides turned against him"; "public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern"
  change integrity change in physical make-up
  change form, change shape, deform assume a different shape or form
  form assume a form or shape; "the water formed little beads"
  change state, turn undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"
  adapt, conform, adjust make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose; "Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country"
  climb up, jump, rise increase suddenly and significantly; "Prices jumped overnight"
  assimilate become similar to one's environment; "Immigrants often want to assimilate quickly"
  dissimilate become dissimilar or less similar; "These two related tribes of people gradually dissimilated over time"
  dissimilate become dissimilar or less similar; "These two related tribes of people gradually dissimilated over time"
  change magnitude change in size or magnitude
  modify make less severe or harsh or extreme; "please modify this letter to make it more polite"; "he modified his views on same-gender marriage"
  deaden convert (metallic mercury) into a grey powder consisting of minute globules, as by shaking with chalk or fatty oil
  break weaken or destroy in spirit or body; "His resistance was broken"; "a man broken by the terrible experience of near-death"
  dilapidate, crumble, decay bring into a condition of decay or partial ruin by neglect or misuse
  mildew, mold become moldy; spoil due to humidity; "The furniture molded in the old house"
  hydrate cause to be hydrated; add water or moisture to; "hydrate your skin"
  dry, dry out remove the moisture from and make dry; "dry clothes"; "dry hair"
  strengthen gain strength; "His body strengthened"
  distil, distill give off (a liquid); "The doctor distilled a few drops of disinfectant onto the wound"
  deoxidise, deoxidize, reduce to remove oxygen from a compound, or cause to react with hydrogen or form a hydride, or to undergo an increase in the number of electrons
  crack break into simpler molecules by means of heat; "The petroleum cracked"
  oxidate, oxidise, oxidize enter into a combination with oxygen or become converted into an oxide; "This metal oxidizes easily"
  oxidate, oxidise, oxidize enter into a combination with oxygen or become converted into an oxide; "This metal oxidizes easily"
  grow come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes); "He grew a beard"; "The patient developed abdominal pains"; "I got funny spots all over my body"; "Well-developed breasts"
  mellow out, mellow, melt make or grow (more) mellow; "These apples need to mellow a bit more"; "The sun mellowed the fruit"
  soften become soft or softer; "The bread will soften if you pour some liquid on it"
  ionise, ionize convert into ions
  stabilise, stabilize make stable and keep from fluctuating or put into an equilibrium; "The drug stabilized her blood pressure"; "stabilize prices"
  destabilise, destabilize make unstable; "Terrorism destabilized the government"
  lighten up, lighten become lighter; "The room lightened up"
  discolour, discolor, color, colour change color, often in an undesired manner; "The shirts discolored"
  discolor change color, often in an undesired manner; "The shirts discolored"
  narrow, contract make or become more narrow or restricted; "The selection was narrowed"; "The road narrowed"
  darken make dark or darker; "darken a room"
  dim make dim or lusterless; "Time had dimmed the silver"
  boil immerse or be immersed in a boiling liquid, often for cooking purposes; "boil potatoes"; "boil wool"
  crack, check, break break into simpler molecules by means of heat; "The petroleum cracked"
  transpire give off (water) through the skin
  resume, take up take up or begin anew; "We resumed the negotiations"
  change surface undergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface
  sublime, sublimate vaporize and then condense right back again
  cool, cool down, cool off loose heat; "The air cooled considerably after the thunderstorm"
  warm up cause to do preliminary exercises so as to stretch the muscles; "The coach warmed up the players before the game"
  warm, warm up make warm or warmer; "The blanket will warm you"
  metamorphose, transmute, transform change completely the nature or appearance of; "In Kafka's story, a person metamorphoses into a bug"; "The treatment and diet transfigured her into a beautiful young woman"; "Jesus was transfigured after his resurrection"
  convert change in nature, purpose, or function; undergo a chemical change; "The substance converts to an acid"
  dull make less lively or vigorous; "Middle age dulled her appetite for travel"
  complexify, ramify make complex; "he unnecessarily complexified every problem"
  americanise, americanize become American in character; "After a year in Iowa, he has totally Americanized"
  modernise, modernize, develop become technologically advanced; "Many countries in Asia are now developing at a very fast pace"; "Viet Nam is modernizing rapidly"
  stiffen make stiff or stiffer; "Stiffen the cream by adding gelatine"
  tighten become tight or tighter; "The rope tightened"
  conk out, go bad, give out, give way, break down, die, fail, go, break end resistance, as under pressure or force; "The door yielded to repeated blows with a battering ram"
  give way, yield end resistance, as under pressure or force; "The door yielded to repeated blows with a battering ram"
  indurate, harden become fixed or established; "indurated customs"
  indurate, harden become fixed or established; "indurated customs"
  suffuse cause to spread or flush or flood through, over, or across; "The sky was suffused with a warm pink color"
  hush run water over the ground to erode (soil), revealing the underlying strata and valuable minerals
  normalise, normalize make normal or cause to conform to a norm or standard; "normalize relations with China"; "normalize the temperature"; "normalize the spelling"
  reorient set or arrange in a new or different determinate position; "Orient the house towards the South"
  purify remove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation; "purify the water"
  digest soften or disintegrate by means of chemical action, heat, or moisture
  regress get worse or fall back to a previous condition
  foul become soiled and dirty
  decalcify remove calcium or lime from; "decalcify the rock"
  industrialise, industrialize develop industry; become industrial; "The nations of South East Asia will quickly industrialize and catch up with the West"
  decarboxylate remove a carboxyl group from (a chemical compound)
  spot mark with a spot or spots so as to allow easy recognition; "spot the areas that one should clearly identify"
  incur, obtain, receive, find, get make oneself subject to; bring upon oneself; become liable to; "People who smoke incur a great danger to their health"
  acetylate, acetylise, acetylize introduce an acetyl group into (a chemical compound)
  take on, acquire, adopt, assume, take win something through one's efforts; "I acquired a passing knowledge of Chinese"; "Gain an understanding of international finance"
  prim dress primly
  capacitate make capable; "This instruction capacitates us to understand the problem"
  caseate become cheeselike; "necrotic tissue caseates"
  caseate become cheeselike; "necrotic tissue caseates"
  clinker turn to clinker or form clinker under excessive heat in burning
  cure prepare by drying, salting, or chemical processing in order to preserve; "cure meats"; "cure pickles"; "cure hay"
  dawn become light; "It started to dawn, and we had to get up"
  salinate add salt to; "salinated solution"
  desalinate, desalinise, desalinize, desalt remove salt from; "desalinate water"
  shallow, shoal become shallow; "the lake shallowed over time"
  steepen make steeper; "The landslides have steepened the mountain sides"
  superannuate retire or become ineligible because of old age or infirmity
  ulcerate affect with an ulcer; "Her stomach was ulcerated"
  vitrify undergo vitrification; become glassy or glass-like
  vulcanise, vulcanize subject to vulcanization; "vulcanized rubber"
  dull, pall make less lively or vigorous; "Middle age dulled her appetite for travel"
  become flat, pall, die lose strength or effectiveness; become or appear boring, insipid, or tiresome (to); "the course palled on her"
  saponify convert into soap by hydrolizing an ester into an acid and alcohol as a result of treating it with an alkali; "saponify oils and fats"
  move, go, run go or proceed from one point to another; "the debate moved from family values to the economy"
  come come to pass; arrive, as in due course; "The first success came three days later"; "It came as a shock"; "Dawn comes early in June"
  catch contract; "did you catch a cold?"
  catch on become popular; "This fashion caught on in Paris"
  grow, develop come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes); "He grew a beard"; "The patient developed abdominal pains"; "I got funny spots all over my body"; "Well-developed breasts"
  fly change quickly from one emotional state to another; "fly into a rage"
  evolve, acquire, develop undergo development or evolution; "Modern man evolved a long time ago"
  assibilate change into a sibilant; "In the syllable /si/, the /s/ sibilates in Japanese"
  smoothen become smooth
  turn on become hostile towards; "The dog suddenly turned on the mailman"
  drop give birth; used for animals; "The cow dropped her calf this morning"
  break into change pace; "The dancers broke into a cha-cha"; "The horse broke into a gallop"
  deepen, change become deeper in tone; "His voice began to change when he was 12 years old"; "Her voice deepened when she whispered the password"
  concretise, concretize become specific; "the idea concretized in her mind"
  decay fall into decay or ruin; "The unoccupied house started to decay"
  commute, transpose exchange a penalty for a less severe one
  introject incorporate (attitudes or ideas) into one's personality unconsciously
  shift move and exchange for another; "shift the date for our class reunion"
  swing alternate dramatically between high and low values; "his mood swings"; "the market is swinging up and down"
  fall pass suddenly and passively into a state of body or mind; "fall into a trap"; "She fell ill"; "They fell out of favor"; "Fall in love"; "fall asleep"; "fall prey to an imposter"; "fall into a strange way of thinking"; "she fell to pieces after she lost her work"
  fall pass suddenly and passively into a state of body or mind; "fall into a trap"; "She fell ill"; "They fell out of favor"; "Fall in love"; "fall asleep"; "fall prey to an imposter"; "fall into a strange way of thinking"; "she fell to pieces after she lost her work"
  reflate become inflated again
  hydrolyse, hydrolyze undergo hydrolysis; decompose by reacting with water
  fold up, fold incorporate a food ingredient into a mixture by repeatedly turning it over without stirring or beating; "Fold the egg whites into the batter"
  gelatinise, gelatinize convert into gelatinous form or jelly; "hot water will gelatinize starch"
  felt up, mat up, matt-up, matte, matte up, mat, felt change texture so as to become matted and felt-like; "The fabric felted up after several washes"
  recombine to combine or put together again
  feminise, feminize to give a (more) feminine, effeminate, or womanly quality or appearance to; "This hairdo feminizes the man"
  obsolesce become obsolete, fall into disuse; "This word has not obsolesced, although it is rarely used"
  plasticise, plasticize make plastic, as by the addition of a plasticizer; "plasticized PVC"
  recede become faint or more distant; "the unhappy memories of her childhood receded as she grew older"
  defervesce experience an abatement of a fever
  incandesce become incandescent or glow with heat; "an incandescing body"
  calcify convert into lime; "the salts calcified the rock"
  drift be piled up in banks or heaps by the force of wind or a current; "snow drifting several feet high"; "sand drifting like snow"
  play out become spent or exhausted; "The champion's strength played out fast"
  conjugate unite chemically so that the product is easily broken down into the original compounds
  isomerise, isomerize change into an isomer
  evaporate, vaporise lose or cause to lose liquid by vaporization leaving a more concentrated residue; "evaporate milk"
  indurate become fixed or established; "indurated customs"
  gradate pass imperceptibly from one degree, shade, or tone into another; "The paint on these walls gradates but you don't see it"
  keratinise, keratinize become horny and impregnated with keratin
  opacify become opaque; "the tissue in the eye's cornea may opacify and the patient may go blind"
  mature develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation; "He matured fast"; "The child grew fast"
  rejuvenate become young again; "The old man rejuvenated when he became a grandfather"
  sequester set apart from others; "The dentist sequesters the tooth he is working on"
  transaminate undergo transfer from one compound to another; "amino groups can transaminate"
  vesiculate cause to become vesicular or full of air cells; "vesiculate an organ"
  undulate increase and decrease in volume or pitch, as if in waves; "The singer's voice undulated"
  vascularise, vascularize make vascular; "the yolk sac is gradually vascularized"
  crash stop operating; "My computer crashed last night"; "The system goes down at least once a week"
  professionalise, professionalize make professional or give a professional character to; "Philosophy has not always been professionalized and used to be a subject pursued only by amateurs"
  shift move and exchange for another; "shift the date for our class reunion"
  flip out, flip go mad, go crazy; "He flipped when he heard that he was being laid off"
  gum exude or form gum; "these trees gum in the Spring"
  repress block the action of
  shear become deformed by forces tending to produce a shearing strain
  damage inflict damage upon; "The snow damaged the roof"; "She damaged the car when she hit the tree"
  synthesize combine so as to form a more complex, product; "his operas synthesize music and drama in perfect harmony"; "The liver synthesizes vitamins"
  come round, come around change one's position or opinion; "He came around to our point of view"
  promote change a pawn for a better piece by advancing it to the eighth row, or change a checker piece for a more valuable piece by moving it to the row closest to your opponent
  part, divide, separate perform a division; "Can you divide 49 by seven?"
  format, arrange divide (a disk) into marked sectors so that it may store data; "Please format this disk before entering data!"
  fall for fall in love with; become infatuated with; "She fell for the man from Brazil"
  move up, ascend, rise travel up, "We ascended the mountain"; "go up a ladder"; "The mountaineers slowly ascended the steep slope"
  change posture undergo a change in bodily posture
  settle take up residence and become established; "The immigrants settled in the Midwest"
  cave in, fall in, founder, give way, collapse, give, break to take one's place in a military formation or line; "Troops fall in!"
  undergo pass through; "The chemical undergoes a sudden change"; "The fluid undergoes shear"; "undergo a strange sensation"
  solarise, solarize overexpose to sunlight; "be careful not to solarize the photographic film"
  occult hide from view; "The lids were occulting her eyes"
  pass travel past; "The sports car passed all the trucks"
  pull up stakes, depart, leave go away or leave
  liberalise, liberalize make liberal or more liberal, of laws and rules
  stratify render fertile and preserve by placing between layers of earth or sand; "stratify seeds"
  democratise, democratize introduce democratic reforms; of nations
  loosen, relax become loose or looser or less tight; "The noose loosened"; "the rope relaxed"
  reticulate divide so as to form a network
  flocculate form into an aggregated lumpy or fluffy mass; "the protoplasms flocculated"
  carbonate treat with carbon dioxide; "Carbonated soft drinks"
  come in come into fashion; become fashionable
  go out become extinguished; "The lights suddenly went out and we were in the dark"
  stagnate cease to flow; stand without moving; "Stagnating waters"; "blood stagnates in the capillaries"
  make act in a certain way so as to acquire; "make friends"; "make enemies"
  frost over, ice over, ice up become covered with a layer of ice; of a surface such as a window; "When the wings iced up, the pilot was forced to land his plane"
2. change - 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"
  alter, modify
  change 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"
  wake up, waken, awaken, rouse, wake, arouse stop sleeping; "She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock"
  cause to sleep make fall asleep; "The soft music caused us to fall asleep"
  affect act physically on; have an effect upon; "the medicine affects my heart rate"
  refreshen, freshen, refresh become or make oneself fresh again; "She freshened up after the tennis game"
  fecundate, inseminate, fertilise, fertilize introduce semen into (a female)
  indispose cause to feel unwell; "She was indisposed"
  cry shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain; "She cried bitterly when she heard the news of his death"; "The girl in the wheelchair wept with frustration when she could not get up the stairs"
  etiolate make pale or sickly; "alcohol etiolates your skin"
  shade pass from one quality such as color to another by a slight degree; "the butterfly wings shade to yellow"
  animalise, animalize, brutalise, brutalize represent in the form of an animal
  convert change in nature, purpose, or function; undergo a chemical change; "The substance converts to an acid"
  opalise, opalize replace or convert into opal; "opalized tree trunks"
  arterialise, arterialize change venous blood into arterial blood
  get, make cause to move; cause to be in a certain position or condition; "He got his squad on the ball"; "This let me in for a big surprise"; "He got a girl into trouble"
  counterchange, interchange, transpose cause to change places; "interchange this screw for one of a smaller size"
  vascularise, vascularize make vascular; "the yolk sac is gradually vascularized"
  decrepitate to roast or calcine so as to cause to crackle or until crackling stops; "decrepitate salts"
  suburbanise, suburbanize make suburban in character; "highly suburbanized cities"
  revolutionise, revolutionize, overturn change radically; "E-mail revolutionized communication in academe"
  etiolate make pale or sickly; "alcohol etiolates your skin"
  barbarise, barbarize make crude or savage in behavior or speech; "his years in prison have barbarized the young man"
  alkalinise, alkalinize make (a substance) alkaline; "The oxide is alkalized"
  mythicise, mythicize, mythologise, mythologize interpret as a myth or in terms of mythology; "mythicize the ancient stories"
  allegorise, allegorize make into an allegory; "The story was allegorized over time"
  demythologise, demythologize remove the mythical element from (writings); "the Bible should be demythologized and examined for its historical value"
  land, bring reach or come to rest; "The bird landed on the highest branch"; "The plane landed in Istanbul"
  coarsen make less subtle or refined; "coarsen one's ideals"
  bear upon, impact, bear on, touch on, affect, touch press or wedge together; pack together
  alchemise, alchemize alter (elements) by alchemy
  alcoholise, alcoholize make alcoholic, as by fermenting; "alcoholize prunes"
  shape, form give shape or form to; "shape the dough"; "form the young child's character"
  round down, round off, round out, round express as a round number; "round off the amount"
  suspend cause to be held in suspension in a fluid; "suspend the particles"
  sober cause to become sober; "A sobering thought"
  reconstruct cause somebody to adapt or reform socially or politically
  increase make bigger or more; "The boss finally increased her salary"; "The university increased the number of students it admitted"
  ease off, let up, ease up reduce pressure or intensity; "he eased off the gas pedal and the car slowed down"
  assimilate become similar to one's environment; "Immigrants often want to assimilate quickly"
  dissimilate become dissimilar or less similar; "These two related tribes of people gradually dissimilated over time"
  commute, exchange, convert exchange a penalty for a less severe one
  vitalise, vitalize make more lively or vigorous; "The treatment at the spa vitalized the old man"
  unclutter, clear rid of obstructions; "Clear your desk"
  activate make active or more active; "activate an old file"
  activate make active or more active; "activate an old file"
  aerate, activate make active or more active; "activate an old file"
  activate make active or more active; "activate an old file"
  deactivate, inactivate remove from active military status or reassign; "The men were deactivated after five years of service"
  blunt, deaden make less sharp; "blunt the knives"
  redo, remodel, reconstruct do over, as of (part of) a house; "We are remodeling these rooms"
  redact, edit prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting; "Edit a book on lexical semantics"; "she edited the letters of the politician so as to omit the most personal passages"
  edit out, edit, cut prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting; "Edit a book on lexical semantics"; "she edited the letters of the politician so as to omit the most personal passages"
  chasten, tame, subdue restrain
  chasten, temper, moderate restrain
  ameliorate, improve, meliorate, amend, better make amendments to; "amend the document"
  aggravate, exacerbate, worsen, exasperate exasperate or irritate
  wet make one's bed or clothes wet by urinating; "This eight year old boy still wets his bed"
  dry, dry out remove the moisture from and make dry; "dry clothes"; "dry hair"
  lubricate make slippery or smooth through the application of a lubricant; "lubricate the key"
  beef up, strengthen, fortify gain strength; "His body strengthened"
  fortify, lace, spike add nutrients to; "fortified milk"
  weaken become weaker; "The prisoner's resistance weakened after seven days"
  blunt make less sharp; "blunt the knives"
  oxidate, oxidise, oxidize enter into a combination with oxygen or become converted into an oxide; "This metal oxidizes easily"
  merge, unify, unite become one; "Germany unified officially in 1990"; "the cells merge"
  age begin to seem older; get older; "The death of his wife caused him to age fast"
  ripen, mature grow ripe; "The plums ripen in July"
  antiquate, antique make obsolete or old-fashioned
  antiquate make obsolete or old-fashioned
  make grow, develop expand in the form of a series; "Develop the function in the following form"
  soften become soft or softer; "The bread will soften if you pour some liquid on it"
  damage inflict damage upon; "The snow damaged the roof"; "She damaged the car when she hit the tree"
  ossify become bony; "The tissue ossified"
  acerbate make sour or bitter
  stabilise, stabilize make stable and keep from fluctuating or put into an equilibrium; "The drug stabilized her blood pressure"; "stabilize prices"
  destabilise, destabilize make unstable; "Terrorism destabilized the government"
  sensibilise, sensibilize, sensify, sensitise, sensitize make sensitive or aware; "He was not sensitized to her emotional needs"
  desensitise, desensitize make insensitive; "His military training desensitized him"
  accustom, habituate make psychologically or physically used (to something); "She became habituated to the background music"
  disarray, disorder bring disorder to
  discolor change color, often in an undesired manner; "The shirts discolored"
  color in, colorise, colorize, colour in, colourise, colourize, color, colour add color to; "The child colored the drawings"; "Fall colored the trees"; "colorize black and white film"
  stain color for microscopic study; "The laboratory worker dyed the specimen"
  hue take on color or become colored; "In highlights it hued to a dull silver-grey"
  uglify make ugly
  untune cause to be out of tune; "Don't untune that string!"
  adjust, correct, set adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions; "We must adjust to the bad economic situation"
  set set to a certain position or cause to operate correctly; "set clocks or instruments"
  unfit, disqualify, indispose make unfit or unsuitable; "Your income disqualifies you"
  domesticise, domesticize, domesticate, reclaim, tame make fit for cultivation, domestic life, and service to humans; "The horse was domesticated a long time ago"; "The wolf was tamed and evolved into the house dog"
  widen become broader or wider or more extensive; "The road widened"
  dehydrogenate remove hydrogen from
  hydrogenate combine or treat with or expose to hydrogen; add hydrogen to the molecule of (an unsaturated organic compound)
  oxygenise, oxygenize dehydrogenate with oxygen
  darken make dark or darker; "darken a room"
  brighten, lighten up, lighten make lighter or brighter; "The paint will brighten the room"
  blear, blur become vague or indistinct; "The distinction between the two theories blurred"
  bedim, overcloud, obscure become covered with clouds; "The sky clouded over"
  blot out, veil, hide, obliterate, obscure to obscure, or conceal with or as if with a veil; "women in Afghanistan veil their faces"
  cook transform and make suitable for consumption by heating; "These potatoes have to cook for 20 minutes"
  slenderise, slenderize make slender or appear to be slender; "slenderizing skirts"
  crack break into simpler molecules by means of heat; "The petroleum cracked"
  dismiss, dissolve bar from attention or consideration; "She dismissed his advances"
  end, terminate bring to an end or halt; "She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime"; "The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WW I"
  defog, demist free from mist; "demist the car windows"
  condense, concentrate, contract undergo condensation; change from a gaseous to a liquid state and fall in drops; "water condenses"; "The acid distills at a specific temperature"
  chill, cool, cool down depress or discourage; "The news of the city's surrender chilled the soldiers"
  heat up, heat make more intense; "Emotions were screwed up"
  warm make warm or warmer; "The blanket will warm you"
  boil immerse or be immersed in a boiling liquid, often for cooking purposes; "boil potatoes"; "boil wool"
  freeze suddenly behave coldly and formally; "She froze when she saw her ex-husband"
  blister get blistered; "Her feet blistered during the long hike"
  change over, switch, shift make a shift in or exchange of; "First Joe led; then we switched"
  transpose change key; "Can you transpose this fugue into G major?"
  change over, convert change in nature, purpose, or function; undergo a chemical change; "The substance converts to an acid"
  transform change in outward structure or looks; "He transformed into a monster"; "The salesman metamorphosed into an ugly beetle"
  transform change in outward structure or looks; "He transformed into a monster"; "The salesman metamorphosed into an ugly beetle"
  transform change in outward structure or looks; "He transformed into a monster"; "The salesman metamorphosed into an ugly beetle"
  transmute alter the nature of (elements)
  transubstantiate, transmute, transform change (the Eucharist bread and wine) into the body and blood of Christ
  ash convert into ashes
  transform, translate change in outward structure or looks; "He transformed into a monster"; "The salesman metamorphosed into an ugly beetle"
  reclaim, rectify, reform, regenerate make useful again; transform from a useless or uncultivated state; "The people reclaimed the marshes"
  convert change in nature, purpose, or function; undergo a chemical change; "The substance converts to an acid"
  islamise, islamize convert to Islam; "The Mughals Islamized much of Northern India in the 16th century"
  invert, reverse, turn back reverse the position, order, relation, or condition of; "when forming a question, invert the subject and the verb"
  invert reverse the position, order, relation, or condition of; "when forming a question, invert the subject and the verb"
  customise, customize make according to requirements; "customize a car"
  personalise, personalize, individualise, individualize make personal or more personal; "personalized service"
  depersonalise, depersonalize, objectify make impersonal or present as an object; "Will computers depersonalize human interactions?"; "Pornography objectifies women"
  sharpen become sharp or sharper; "The debate sharpened"
  flatten, drop lower the pitch of (musical notes)
  disintegrate break into parts or components or lose cohesion or unity; "The material disintegrated"; "the group disintegrated after the leader died"
  magnetise, magnetize make magnetic; "The strong magnet magnetized the iron shavings"
  degauss, demagnetise, demagnetize make nonmagnetic; take away the magnetic properties (of); "demagnetize the iron shavings"; "they degaussed the ship"
  simplify make simpler or easier or reduce in complexity or extent; "We had to simplify the instructions"; "this move will simplify our lives"
  rarify, complicate, elaborate, refine make more complex, intricate, or richer; "refine a design or pattern"
  refine make more precise or increase the discriminatory powers of; "refine a method of analysis"; "refine the constant in the equation"
  complicate, perplex make more complex, intricate, or richer; "refine a design or pattern"
  supercharge, pressurise, pressurize increase the pressure on a gas or liquid
  centralise, centralize, concentrate make central; "The Russian government centralized the distribution of food"
  decentralise, decentralize, deconcentrate make less central; "After the revolution, food distribution was decentralized"
  socialise, socialize make conform to socialist ideas and philosophies; "Health care should be socialized!"
  gear up, ready, prepare, fix, set up, set to prepare verbally, either for written or spoken delivery; "prepare a report"; "prepare a speech"
  internationalise, internationalize make international in character; "We internationalized the committee"
  bolshevise, bolshevize, communise, communize make into property owned by the state; "The new government communized all banks"
  europeanise, europeanize make (continental) European in customs, character, or ideas
  europeanise, europeanize make (continental) European in customs, character, or ideas
  bestialise, bestialize make brutal and depraved; give animal-like qualities to
  americanise, americanize become American in character; "After a year in Iowa, he has totally Americanized"
  frenchify become French in appearance or character; "This restaurant has Frenchified"
  civilise, civilize raise from a barbaric to a civilized state; "The wild child found wandering in the forest was gradually civilized"
  nationalise, nationalize put under state control or ownership; "Mitterand nationalized the banks"
  denationalise, denationalize put under private control or ownership; "The steel industry was denationalized"
  naturalise, naturalize make into a citizen; "The French family was naturalized last year"
  denaturalise, denaturalize strip of the rights and duties of citizenship; "The former Nazi was denaturalized"
  naturalise, naturalize make into a citizen; "The French family was naturalized last year"
  denaturalise, denaturalize strip of the rights and duties of citizenship; "The former Nazi was denaturalized"
  even, even out make even or more even
  equalise, equalize, equal, equate, match compensate; make the score equal
  stiffen make stiff or stiffer; "Stiffen the cream by adding gelatine"
  loose, loosen become loose or looser or less tight; "The noose loosened"; "the rope relaxed"
  fasten, tighten attach to; "They fastened various nicknames to each other"
  transitivise, transitivize make transitive; "adding `out' to many verbs transitivizes them"
  detransitivise, detransitivize, intransitivise, intransitivize intransitivize; "removing the object will intransitivize the verbs"
  inspissate, thicken become thick or thicker; "The sauce thickened"; "The egg yolk will inspissate"
  full make (a garment) fuller by pleating or gathering
  diversify vary in order to spread risk or to expand; "The company diversified"
  decelerate, slow down reduce the speed of; "He slowed down the car"
  deaden convert (metallic mercury) into a grey powder consisting of minute globules, as by shaking with chalk or fatty oil
  accelerate, speed up, speed move faster; "The car accelerated"
  delay, retard, check cause to be slowed down or delayed; "Traffic was delayed by the bad weather"; "she delayed the work that she didn't want to perform"
  minify, decrease, lessen decrease in size, extent, or range; "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper"
  liquidise, liquidize, liquify, liquefy become liquid or fluid when heated; "the frozen fat liquefied"
  solvate undergo solvation or convert into a solvate
  dissolve declare void; "The President dissolved the parliament and called for new elections"
  validate make valid or confirm the validity of; "validate a ticket"
  vitiate, invalidate, void take away the legal force of or render ineffective; "invalidate a contract"
  empty become empty or void of its content; "The room emptied"
  make full, fill up, fill eat until one is sated; "He filled up on turkey"
  saturate cause (a chemical compound, vapour, solution, magnetic material) to unite with the greatest possible amount of another substance
  coagulate, clot change from a liquid to a thickened or solid state; "coagulated blood"
  louden cause to become loud
  renormalise, renormalize, normalise, normalize make normal or cause to conform to a norm or standard; "normalize relations with China"; "normalize the temperature"; "normalize the spelling"
  morph change shape as via computer animation; "In the video, Michael Jackson morphed into a panther"
  neutralise, neutralize make chemically neutral; "She neutralized the solution"
  commercialise, commercialize, market make commercial; "Some Amish people have commercialized their way of life"
  sanctify, purify, purge remove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation; "purify the water"
  mechanise, mechanize make mechanical; "mechanize the procedure"
  automate, automatise, automatize make automatic or control or operate automatically; "automatize the production"; "automate the movement of the robot"
  automatise, automatize make automatic or control or operate automatically; "automatize the production"; "automate the movement of the robot"
  mechanise, mechanize make mechanical; "mechanize the procedure"
  chord, harmonise, harmonize play chords on (a string instrument)
  polarise, polarize become polarized in a conflict or contrasting situation
  glorify bestow glory upon; "The victory over the enemy glorified the Republic"
  contaminate make radioactive by adding radioactive material; "Don't drink the water--it's contaminated"
  devalue lower the value or quality of; "The tear devalues the painting"
  insulate protect from heat, cold, or noise by surrounding with insulating material; "We had his bedroom insulated before winter came"
  calcify convert into lime; "the salts calcified the rock"
  urbanise, urbanize make more industrial or city-like; "The area was urbanized after many people moved in"
  urbanise, urbanize make more industrial or city-like; "The area was urbanized after many people moved in"
  emulsify form into or become an emulsion; "The solution emulsified"
  demulsify break down into components
  decarboxylate remove a carboxyl group from (a chemical compound)
  nazify cause or force to adopt Nazism or a Nazi character; "Hitler nazified Germany in the 1930's"; "The arts were nazified everywhere in Germany"
  fecundate, fertilise, fertilize provide with fertilizers or add nutrients to; "We should fertilize soil if we want to grow healthy plants"
  clarify make clear by removing impurities or solids, as by heating; "clarify the butter"; "clarify beer"
  embrittle make brittle
  mark make or leave a mark on; "the scouts marked the trail"; "ash marked the believers' foreheads"
  nick mate successfully; of livestock
  disenable, disable, incapacitate injure permanently; "He was disabled in a car accident"
  enable render capable or able for some task; "This skill will enable you to find a job on Wall Street"; "The rope enables you to secure yourself when you climb the mountain"
  de-emphasise, de-emphasize, destress reduce the emphasis
  tenderise, tenderize, tender make tender or more tender as by marinating, pounding, or applying a tenderizer; "tenderize meat"
  charge saturate; "The room was charged with tension and anxiety"
  bubble form, produce, or emit bubbles; "The soup was bubbling"
  sweeten make sweeter, more pleasant, or more agreeable; "sweeten a deal"
  iodinate cause to combine with iodine; "iodinate thyroxine"
  ionate add ions to
  archaise, archaize give an archaic appearance of character to; "archaized craftwork"
  inform give character or essence to; "The principles that inform modern teaching"
  officialise, officialize make official; "We officialized our relationship"
  occidentalise, occidentalize, westernise, westernize make western in character; "The country was Westernized after it opened up"
  orientalise, orientalize make oriental in character; "orientalize your garden"
  acetylate, acetylise, acetylize introduce an acetyl group into (a chemical compound)
  achromatise, achromatize remove color from; "achromatize the lenses"
  collimate, parallel adjust the line of sight of (an optical instrument)
  camp give an artificially banal or sexual quality to
  classicise, classicize make classic or classical
  conventionalise, conventionalize make conventional or adapt to conventions; "conventionalized behavior"
  decimalise, decimalize change to the decimal system; "The country decimalized the currency in 1975"
  dizzy make dizzy or giddy; "a dizzying pace"
  envenom, poison administer poison to; "She poisoned her husband but he did not die"
  exteriorise, exteriorize, externalise, externalize, objectify make external or objective, or give reality to; "language externalizes our thoughts"
  glamorise, glamourize, glamorize, glamourise make glamorous and attractive; "This new wallpaper really glamorizes the living room!"
  introvert turn inside; "He introverted his feelings"
  laicise, laicize reduce to lay status; "laicize the parochial schools"
  politicise, politicize give a political character to; "politicize the discussion"
  radicalize make more radical in social or political outlook; "Her work in the developing world radicalized her"
  proof make resistant (to harm); "proof the materials against shrinking in the dryer"
  romanticise, romanticize act in a romantic way
  rusticate lend a rustic character to; "rusticate the house in the country"
  sauce add zest or flavor to, make more interesting; "sauce the roast"
  shallow, shoal become shallow; "the lake shallowed over time"
  tense cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious; "he got a phone call from his lawyer that tensed him up"
  steepen make steeper; "The landslides have steepened the mountain sides"
  scramble make unintelligible; "scramble the message so that nobody can understand it"
  unscramble make intelligible; "Can you unscramble the message?"
  unsex remove the qualities typical of one's sex; "She unsexed herself"
  vitrify undergo vitrification; become glassy or glass-like
  pall lose strength or effectiveness; become or appear boring, insipid, or tiresome (to); "the course palled on her"
  saponify convert into soap by hydrolizing an ester into an acid and alcohol as a result of treating it with an alkali; "saponify oils and fats"
  expand, extend become larger in size or volume or quantity; "his business expanded rapidly"
  set aside, suspend cause to be held in suspension in a fluid; "suspend the particles"
  muddy make turbid; "muddy the water"
  transform change in outward structure or looks; "He transformed into a monster"; "The salesman metamorphosed into an ugly beetle"
  elevate, lift, raise remove from a surface; "the detective carefully lifted some fingerprints from the table"
  harshen make harsh or harsher; "Winter harshened the look of the city"
  dinge make dingy
  demonise, demonize make into a demon; "Power had demonized him"
  devilise, devilize, diabolise, diabolize turn into a devil or make devilish; "Man devilized by war"
  etherealize, etherialise make ethereal
  immaterialise, immaterialize, unsubstantialise, unsubstantialize render immaterial or incorporeal
  animise, animize, animate give lifelike qualities to; "animated cartoons"
  clear free (the throat) by making a rasping sound; "Clear the throat"
  dynamise, dynamize make (a drug) effective; "dynamized medicine"
  dynamise, dynamize make (a drug) effective; "dynamized medicine"
  rarefy, subtilize, sublimate weaken the consistency of (a chemical substance)
  volatilise, volatilize make volatile; cause to pass off in a vapor
  uniformise, uniformize make uniform; "the data have been uniformized"
  symmetrise, symmetrize make symmetric; "symmetrized waves"
  eternalise, eternalize, eternise, eternize, immortalise, immortalize cause to continue indefinitely
  denature make (alcohol) unfit for drinking without impairing usefulness for other purposes
  denature make (alcohol) unfit for drinking without impairing usefulness for other purposes
  denature make (alcohol) unfit for drinking without impairing usefulness for other purposes
  sanitise, sanitize make less offensive or more acceptable by removing objectionable features; "sanitize a document before releasing it to the press"; "sanitize history"; "sanitize the language in a book"
  verbify make into a verb; "'mouse' has been verbified by computer users"
  shift move and exchange for another; "shift the date for our class reunion"
  sputter cause to undergo a process in which atoms are removed; "The solar wind protons must sputter away the surface atoms of the dust"
  draw cause to localize at one point; "Draw blood and pus"
  make act in a certain way so as to acquire; "make friends"; "make enemies"
  dope give a narcotic to; "The athletes were dope by the coach before the race"
  prostrate render helpless or defenseless; "They prostrated the enemy"
  excite produce a magnetic field in; "excite the neurons"
  energise, energize, excite produce a magnetic field in; "excite the neurons"
  shake move with or as if with a tremor; "his hands shook"
  outmode make unfashionable, outdated, or obsolete; "Modern ways of cooking have outmoded the hearth"
  spice, spice up make more interesting or flavorful; "Spice up the evening by inviting a belly dancer"
  shorten become short or shorter; "In winter, the days shorten"
  think bring into a given condition by mental preoccupation; "She thought herself into a state of panic over the final exam"
  make act in a certain way so as to acquire; "make friends"; "make enemies"
  deflate become deflated or flaccid, as by losing air; "The balloons deflated"
  inflate fill with gas or air; "inflate a balloons"
  reflate become inflated again
  digitalise, digitise, digitize, digitalize put into digital form, as for use in a computer; "he bought a device to digitize the data"
  gelatinise, gelatinize convert into gelatinous form or jelly; "hot water will gelatinize starch"
  recombine to combine or put together again
  effeminise, effeminize, feminise, feminize, womanize to give a (more) feminine, effeminate, or womanly quality or appearance to; "This hairdo feminizes the man"
  masculinise, virilise, virilize, masculinize produce virilism in or cause to assume masculine characteristics, as through a hormonal imbalance or hormone therapy; "the drugs masculinized the teenage girl"
  masculinize produce virilism in or cause to assume masculine characteristics, as through a hormonal imbalance or hormone therapy; "the drugs masculinized the teenage girl"
  disharmonize, dissonate cause to sound harsh and unpleasant
  sexualise, sexualize make sexual, endow with sex, attribute sex to; "The god was sexualized and married to another god"; "Some languages sexualize all nouns and do not have a neuter gender"
  schematise, schematize give conventional form to; "some art forms schematise designs into geometrical patterns"
  patent make open to sight or notice; "His behavior has patented an embarrassing fact about him"
  constitutionalise, constitutionalize incorporate into a constitution, make constitutional; "A woman's right to an abortion was constitutionalized in the 1970's"
  rationalise, rationalize remove irrational quantities from; "This function can be rationalized"
  plasticise, plasticize make plastic, as by the addition of a plasticizer; "plasticized PVC"
  rarefy weaken the consistency of (a chemical substance)
  paganise, paganize make pagan in character; "The Church paganized Christianity"
  incandesce become incandescent or glow with heat; "an incandescing body"
  deaminate, deaminize remove the amino radical (usually by hydrolysis) from an amino compound; to perform deamination
  angulate make or become angular
  circularize make circular
  sensitise, sensitize make sensitive or aware; "He was not sensitized to her emotional needs"
  sensitise, sensitize make sensitive or aware; "He was not sensitized to her emotional needs"
  depolarise, depolarize eliminate the polarization of
  intensify become more intense; "The debate intensified"; "His dislike for raw fish only deepened in Japan"
  isomerise, isomerize change into an isomer
  legitimate make (an illegitimate child) legitimate; declare the legitimacy of (someone); "They legitimized their natural child"
  evaporate, vaporise lose or cause to lose liquid by vaporization leaving a more concentrated residue; "evaporate milk"
  industrialise, industrialize develop industry; become industrial; "The nations of South East Asia will quickly industrialize and catch up with the West"
  opacify become opaque; "the tissue in the eye's cornea may opacify and the patient may go blind"
  opsonize make (cells) more susceptible to the action of phagocytes
  militarise, militarize adopt for military use; "militarize the Civil Service"
  nationalise, nationalize put under state control or ownership; "Mitterand nationalized the banks"
  recommend make attractive or acceptable; "Honesty recommends any person"
  sentimentalise, sentimentalize act in a sentimental way or indulge in sentimental thoughts or expression
  solemnise, solemnize make solemn and grave; "This ceremony solemnized our hearts"
  territorialise, territorialize extend by adding territory
  transaminate undergo transfer from one compound to another; "amino groups can transaminate"
  transfigure, spiritualize, glorify elevate or idealize, in allusion to Christ's transfiguration
  unsanctify remove the sanctification from or make unsanctified
  vesiculate cause to become vesicular or full of air cells; "vesiculate an organ"
  visualise, visualize make visible; "With this machine, ultrasound can be visualized"
  variegate change the appearance of, especially by marking with different colors
  ventilate furnish with an opening to allow air to circulate or gas to escape; "The architect did not think about ventilating the storage space"
  vivify make more striking or animated; "his remarks always vivify an otherwise dull story"
  vulgarise, vulgarize debase and make vulgar; "The Press has vulgarized Love and Marriage"
  supple make pliant and flexible; "These boots are not yet suppled by frequent use"
  professionalise, professionalize make professional or give a professional character to; "Philosophy has not always been professionalized and used to be a subject pursued only by amateurs"
  smut affect with smut or mildew, as of a crop such as corn
  still make motionless
  weaponize make into or use as a weapon or a potential weapon; "Will modern physicists weaponize String Theory?"
  eroticize, sex up give erotic character to or make more interesting; "eroticize the ads"
  piggyback bring into alignment with; "an amendment to piggyback the current law"
  port modify (software) for use on a different machine or platform
  lifehack make one's day-to-day activities more efficient
  cloud make milky or dull; "The chemical clouded the liquid to which it was added"
  obnubilate, confuse, obscure, blur mistake one thing for another; "you are confusing me with the other candidate"; "I mistook her for the secretary"
  tone down, tame, moderate make less strong or intense; soften; "Tone down that aggressive letter"; "The author finally tamed some of his potentially offensive statements"
  obfuscate make obscure or unclear
  synchronise, synchronize make synchronous and adjust in time or manner; "Let's synchronize our efforts"
  mince, moderate, soften make less severe or harsh; "He moderated his tone when the students burst out in tears"
  militarise, militarize adopt for military use; "militarize the Civil Service"
  break down, crush collapse due to fatigue, an illness, or a sudden attack
  fat, fatten, fatten out, fatten up, plump out, flesh out, plump, fill out make fat or plump; "We will plump out that poor starving child"
  disturb, touch damage as if by shaking or jarring; "Don't disturb the patient's wounds by moving him too rapidly!"
  dull make less lively or vigorous; "Middle age dulled her appetite for travel"
  blunt, dull make less sharp; "blunt the knives"
  sharpen become sharp or sharper; "The debate sharpened"
  coarsen make less subtle or refined; "coarsen one's ideals"
  loosen become loose or looser or less tight; "The noose loosened"; "the rope relaxed"
  untie, undo, loosen undo the ties of; "They untied the prisoner"
  barb provide with barbs; "barbed wire"
  string add as if on a string; "string these ideas together"; "string up these songs and you'll have a musical"
  straighten, straighten out make straight or straighter; "Straighten this post"; "straighten hair"
  bring bring into a different state; "this may land you in jail"
  amalgamate, commix, mingle, unify, mix get involved or mixed-up with; "He was about to mingle in an unpleasant affair"
  charge saturate; "The room was charged with tension and anxiety"
  put attribute or give; "She put too much emphasis on her the last statement"; "He put all his efforts into this job"; "The teacher put an interesting twist to the interpretation of the story"
  make clean, clean remove unwanted substances from, such as feathers or pits; "Clean the turkey"
  begrime, bemire, colly, dirty, grime, soil make soiled, filthy, or dirty; "don't soil your clothes when you play outside!"
  depress, lower lessen the activity or force of; "The rising inflation depressed the economy"
  deform alter the shape of (something) by stress; "His body was deformed by leprosy"
  break up, break laugh unrestrainedly
  alter remove the ovaries of; "Is your cat spayed?"
  grace, ornament, adorn, beautify, decorate, embellish be an ornament to; "stars ornamented the Christmas tree"
  humanise, humanize make more humane; "The mayor tried to humanize life in the big city"
  humble cause to be unpretentious; "This experience will humble him"
  disaffect, alien, estrange, alienate transfer property or ownership; "The will aliened the property to the heirs"
  right regain an upright or proper position; "The capsized boat righted again"
  desensitise, desensitize make insensitive; "His military training desensitized him"
  deodorise, deodorize, deodourise eliminate the odor from; "This stick will deodorize your armpits"
  develop expand in the form of a series; "Develop the function in the following form"
  blur become vague or indistinct; "The distinction between the two theories blurred"
  blind make dim by comparison or conceal
  change intensity increase or decrease in intensity
  change taste alter the flavor of
  substitute, interchange, replace, exchange put in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent items; "the con artist replaced the original with a fake Rembrandt"; "substitute regular milk with fat-free milk"; "synonyms can be interchanged without a changing the context's meaning"
  capture capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping; "I caught a rabbit in the trap today"
  bestow, impart, lend, contribute, add, bring give as a gift
  reestablish, reinstate, restore restore to the previous state or rank
  liberalise, liberalize make liberal or more liberal, of laws and rules
  redress, right, compensate, correct regain an upright or proper position; "The capsized boat righted again"
  democratise, democratize introduce democratic reforms; of nations
  neutralize make chemically neutral; "She neutralized the solution"
  deprave, debauch, profane, demoralise, pervert, misdirect, vitiate, demoralize, debase, subvert, corrupt change the inherent purpose or function of something; "Don't abuse the system"; "The director of the factory misused the funds intended for the health care of his workers"
  loosen, relax become loose or looser or less tight; "The noose loosened"; "the rope relaxed"
  unify, unite become one; "Germany unified officially in 1990"; "the cells merge"
  flocculate form into an aggregated lumpy or fluffy mass; "the protoplasms flocculated"
  turn pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become; "The weather turned nasty"; "She grew angry"
  cohere have internal elements or parts logically connected so that aesthetic consistency results; "the principles by which societies cohere"
3. change - 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"
  alter, vary
  alternate, jump do something in turns; "We take turns on the night shift"
  crackle to become, or to cause to become, covered with a network of small cracks; "The blazing sun crackled the desert sand"
  modulate vary the frequency, amplitude, phase, or other characteristic of (electromagnetic waves)
  avianise, avianize to modify microorganisms by repeated culture in the developing chick embryo
  move go or proceed from one point to another; "the debate moved from family values to the economy"
  adapt, accommodate make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose; "Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country"
  let out, widen make (clothes) larger; "Let out that dress--I gained a lot of weight"
  take in make (clothes) smaller; "Please take in this skirt--I've lost weight"
  branch out, diversify, broaden vary in order to spread risk or to expand; "The company diversified"
  diversify, radiate vary in order to spread risk or to expand; "The company diversified"
  narrow down, narrow, specialise, specialize make or become more narrow or restricted; "The selection was narrowed"; "The road narrowed"
  honeycomb make full of cavities, like a honeycomb
  break weaken or destroy in spirit or body; "His resistance was broken"; "a man broken by the terrible experience of near-death"
4. change - 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"
  exchange, commute, convert
  replace substitute a person or thing for (another that is broken or inefficient or lost or no longer working or yielding what is expected); "He replaced the old razor blade"; "We need to replace the secretary that left a month ago"; "the insurance will replace the lost income"; "This antique vase can never be replaced"
  rectify convert into direct current; "rectify alternating current"
  utilize convert (from an investment trust to a unit trust)
  capitalise, capitalize convert (a company's reserve funds) into capital
  launder convert illegally obtained funds into legal ones
  switch, change, shift make a shift in or exchange of; "First Joe led; then we switched"
  break weaken or destroy in spirit or body; "His resistance was broken"; "a man broken by the terrible experience of near-death"
5. change - change clothes; put on different clothes; "Change before you go to the opera"
  get dressed, dress arrange attractively; "dress my hair for the wedding"
6. change - remove or replace the coverings of; "Father had to learn how to change the baby"; "After each guest we changed the bed linens"
  replace substitute a person or thing for (another that is broken or inefficient or lost or no longer working or yielding what is expected); "He replaced the old razor blade"; "We need to replace the secretary that left a month ago"; "the insurance will replace the lost income"; "This antique vase can never be replaced"
 = Synonym    = Antonym    = Relatert ord
change som verb
InfinitivGerundioPartisipp
(To) changechangingchanged
Indikativ
1. Presens
ichange
youchange
hechanges
wechange
youchange
theychange
8. Presens perfektum
ihave changed
youhave changed
hehas changed
wehave changed
youhave changed
theyhave changed
2. Preteritum (Fortid)
ichanged
youchanged
hechanged
wechanged
youchanged
theychanged
9. Preteritum perfektum (Pluskvamperfektum)
ihad changed
youhad changed
hehad changed
wehad changed
youhad changed
theyhad changed
4a. Presens futurum
iwill change
youwill change
hewill change
wewill change
youwill change
theywill change
11a. Preteritum futurum
iwill have changed
youwill have changed
hewill have changed
wewill have changed
youwill have changed
theywill have changed
Kondisjonalis
5. Presens futurum perfektum (Kondisjonalis I)
iwould change
youwould change
hewould change
wewould change
youwould change
theywould change
12. Preteritum futurum perfektum (Kondisjonalis II)
iwould have changed
youwould have changed
hewould have changed
wewould have changed
youwould have changed
theywould have changed
Konjunktiv
6. Subject
ichange
youchange
hechange
wechange
youchange
theychange
13. Present perfect
ihave changed
youhave changed
hehave changed
wehave changed
youhave changed
theyhave changed
Preteritum (Fortid)
ichanged
youchanged
hechanged
wechanged
youchanged
theychanged
Pluperfect
ihad changed
youhad changed
hehad changed
wehad changed
youhad changed
theyhad changed
Imperativ
Bekreftende
youchange
weLet's change
youchange
Nektende
youdon't change! (do not change)
youdon't change! (do not change)
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