change over

verb
1. make a shift in or exchange of (Freq. 1)
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First Joe led; then we switched

Syn: ↑switch, ↑shift
Derivationally related forms: ↑shift (for: ↑shift), ↑switch (for: ↑switch), ↑switching (for: ↑switch)
Hypernyms: ↑change, ↑alter, ↑modify
Hyponyms: ↑back, ↑veer
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s

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Somebody ——s

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Somebody ——s something

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Something ——s something

2. change from one system to another or to a new plan or policy
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We converted from 220 to 110 Volt

Syn: ↑convert
Derivationally related forms: ↑changeover, ↑conversion (for: ↑convert), ↑converter (for: ↑convert)
Hypernyms: ↑change, ↑alter, ↑modify
Hyponyms:
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s

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Somebody ——s something

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Something ——s something

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transitive verb
: to convert to a different purpose or system or from use of one method or technique to another

change over a plant to production of jet engines

: to make a transfer, abrupt transition, or conversion

the industry changed over from steam to electricity

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change over
1. To change from one system, position, or attitude to another
2. To exchange or transfer
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Main Entry:change

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ˌchange ˈover [intransitive] [present tense I/you/we/they change over he/she/it changes over present participle changing over past tense changed over past participle changed over] phrasal verb
to stop doing or using one thing and start doing or using something else
change over to:

When did the UK change over to the metric system?

Thesaurus: to start doing something new or differentsynonym
Main entry: change

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move from one system or situation to another

crop farmers have to change over to dairy farming

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change over [phrasal verb]
change over or change (something) over or change over (something) : to go from one system, method, etc., to another or to change (one system, method, etc.) to another

It will take a week to change over from the old computer network to the new one.

It will take a week to change the old computer network over to the new one.

— see also changeover
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Main Entry:change

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • change over — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms change over : present tense I/you/we/they change over he/she/it changes over present participle changing over past tense changed over past participle changed over to stop doing or using one thing and start… …   English dictionary

  • change over — PHRASAL VERB If you change over from one thing to another, you stop doing one thing and start doing the other. → See also changeover [V P from/to n] We are gradually changing over to a completely metric system... [V P] The two men swap …   English dictionary

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  • change-over — perjungimas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. change over; commutation; switching; throw over vok. Umschalten, n; Umschaltung, f rus. переключение, n pranc. changement, m; commutation, f …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • ˌchange ˈover — phrasal verb to stop doing or using one thing and start doing or using something else When did the UK change over to the metric system?[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • change over — change from one system to another, change to a new policy or plan; make a switch, exchange …   English contemporary dictionary

  • change over — move from one system or situation to another. → change …   English new terms dictionary

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