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1. money given or received in return for its equivalent in a larger denomination or in a different currency
2. the balance of money given or received when the amount tendered is larger than the amount due
3. Archaic a place where merchants meet to transact business; an exchange
4. Astronomy the transition from one phase of the moon to the next
5. the order in which a peal of bells may be rung
6. Sport short for changeover

change

see SOCIAL CHANGE.

change

In building construction, an authorized alteration or deviation from the design or scope of work as originally defined by the contract documents.
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For gift tax purposes the value of a gift is its fair market value (FMV), which is the price at which the property would change hands between a willing buyer and a willing seller, neither being under any compulsion to buy or sell, and both having reasonable knowledge of all relevant facts.
CINCINNATI -- Palm (NASDAQ: PALM) was the focus of some heavy options trading on Friday, as the stock saw more than 150,000 contracts change hands.
5 percent of them will be logged again by someone else as they change hands, Eskin said.
The most active strike has been the August 14 call, which has seen more than 51,000 contracts change hands on open interest of just 36,164 contracts.