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change

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 ?
And that fifteen or twenty years ago stood in a park five times as broad, which with other and richer property has bit by bit changed hands and dwindled away--more's the pity
At any rate, the fact remains that, as that fateful vegetable changed hands across the fence, something resembling a proposal of marriage did actually proceed from him.
I know every inch of the ground, and since the house has changed hands I have no compunction.
The latest Land Registry data for August revealed 130 Tallants Road in Bell Green changed hands for PS55,000.
500 million changed hands through 927 transactions.
dollar changed hands in the upper 78 yen range early Thursday in Tokyo, almost unchanged from its overnight levels in New York.
In 2007 shares worth more than twice the total value of the UK market changed hands.
Contracts for 200 bales of Shahdadpur changed hands at Rs 6,550 per maund, 400 bales of Sahiwal was matured at Rs 6,650 per maund and 600 bales of Burewala changed hands at Rs 6,700 per maund, KCA trader Shakeel Ahmad said.
NEARLY two-thirds of all homes sold in 2009 changed hands during the second half of the year.