“I think what happened with my experience is you change,” Licht says.
“As anybody who has followed the fiscal discussions knows, a change of this magnitude is very significant,” Bellows said.
They may change their minds later, and if so, I'm sure we'll hear from them.
Politics is where you go to get things done, to change things.
But surely the change would have happened had she never emerged from the steno pool.
To change position might have crushed her now that she had left her hiding place.
I could of course consistently attribute my change to consideration for you.
Directly our visit to them is over, we change our plans and leave Bordeaux.
It has been very warm the last three days, and I hope much for a change.
Ortensia uncovered her eyes and looked up, surprised at the change of tone.
early 13c., "to substitute one for another; to make (something) other than what it was" (transitive); from late 13c. as "to become different" (intransitive), from Old French changier "to change, alter; exchange, switch," from Late Latin cambiare "to barter, exchange," from Latin cambire "to exchange, barter," of Celtic origin, from PIE root *kemb- "to bend, crook" (with a sense evolution perhaps from "to turn" to "to change," to "to barter"); cf. Old Irish camm "crooked, curved;" Middle Irish cimb "tribute," cimbid "prisoner;" see cant (n.2). Meaning "to take off clothes and put on other ones" is from late 15c. Related: Changed; changing. To change (one's) mind is from 1610s.
c.1200, "act or fact of changing," from Anglo-French chaunge, Old French change "exchange, recompense, reciprocation," from changier (see change (v.)).
Meaning "a different situation" is from 1680s. Meaning "something substituted for something else" is from 1590s. The financial sense of "balance returned when something is paid for" is first recorded 1620s; hence to make change (1865). Bell-ringing sense is from 1610s. Related: changes. Figurative phrase change of heart is from 1828.