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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.
References in classic literature ?
Perhaps there was little in this train, or in the appearance of its proprietors, that is not daily to be encountered on the highways of this changeable and moving country.
It was on one of those mornings, common in early spring, when the year, fickle and changeable in its youth like all other created things, is undecided whether to step backward into winter or forward into summer, and in its uncertainty inclines now to the one and now to the other, and now to both at once--wooing summer in the sunshine, and lingering still with winter in the shade--it was, in short, on one of those mornings, when it is hot and cold, wet and dry, bright and lowering, sad and cheerful, withering and genial, in the compass of one short hour, that old John Willet, who was dropping asleep over the copper boiler, was roused by the sound of a horse's feet, and glancing out at window, beheld a traveller of goodly promise, checking his bridle at the Maypole door.
Mr Wrayburn, I have had a bitter trial to-night, and I hope you will not think me ungrateful, or mysterious, or changeable.
The love which had sprung up in his heart was not the sudden, changeable fancy of a boy, but rather the wild, fierce passion of a man of strong will and imperious temper.
Met Office press officer Emma Sharples said the first few weeks of the school holidays would see average temperatures but changeable conditions.
He expects to see rain in the town today but only an odd shower, and it's likely to be followed by changeable weather with some bright, warm, sunny spells.
An increasing number of practical phenomena supports the necessity for changeable parameters of mathematical programming.
Our weather, which has always been unpredictable and changeable, has continued to be unpredictable and changeable.
Romney already has a reputation of being changeable in his positions.
With a changeable atomiser system and protected battery, this revolutionary new e-cig is yet another advancement in the the design and technology of electronic cigarettes.
New models with changeable blades have joined the fine screening models launched last year.
With the weather so changeable you would have even more non-runners than now.