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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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Moreover, the very notion of a bony, gnarly, rough-hewn Lincoln having the lightness to glide around with the animations and quick changeableness of effeminacy is plainly untrue, and too ludicrous to contemplate.
Pope's "Epistles to Several Persons" or "Moral Essays" inspire debate about the ways in which images of environmental change and changeableness actualize not only the poet's vision of his surroundings but also his treatment of the ruling passion, the manners and opinions of men and women, the use of riches, and false taste.
Charcot's answer to this dilemma, however, is not to allow for instability of symptoms in the male, but rather to defend by two examples the fact that women, too, can manifest obstinate symptoms: "Well now, gentlemen, this changeableness, this evanescence is .