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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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Then again the merciless tune begins--the tune that has been played for the last half-hour without one single change.
So is all change for the better, like birth and death, which convulse the body.
And, above all, there is this difference between resisting this and a purely brute or natural force, that I can resist this with some effect; but I cannot expect, like Orpheus, to change the nature of the rocks and trees and beasts.
Under the influence of a great mental and moral upheaval, his character and his habits had taken on the appearance of complete change, but after a while with the subsidence of the storm, both began to settle toward their former places.
Harriet listened submissively, and said "it was very true it was just as Miss Woodhouse describedit was not worth while to think about themand she would not think about them any longer" but no change of subject could avail, and the next halfhour saw her as anxious and restless about the Eltons as before.
I abandoned it and framed a humbler supplication; for change, stimulus: that petition, too, seemed swept off into vague space: "Then," I cried, half desperate, "grant me at least a new servitude
I longed to go where there was life and movement: Millcote was a large manufacturing town on the banks of the A-; a busy place enough, doubtless: so much the better; it would be a complete change at least.
A phase of my life was closing to-night, a new one opening to-morrow: impossible to slumber in the interval; I must watch feverishly while the change was being accomplished.
he added, while Ned and the others wondered at the sudden change in their friend's manner.
Reinforcing changes that affect human development, British sociologist Giddens (1991) described local and global factors that affect self-identity as individuals make life choices and engage in life planning.
In reviewing literature focused on for-profit business, there appears to be a presumption that economic and competitive forces lead companies to undertake fundamental organizational changes.
Preform design changes are possible in a few different ways.