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Change over   /tʃeɪndʒ ˈoʊvər/   Listen
Change over

Make a shift in or exchange of.  Synonyms: shift, switch.
Change from one system to another or to a new plan or policy.  Synonym: convert.

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"Change over" Quotes from Famous Books

... minute," said he: "I had a brother Edward, as good a lad as ever was; a boisterous, healthy fellow. We had an old nurse in our family who came from Irish hills, faithful and kind to us both. There came a change over Edward. He appeared not to take the same interest in his sports. One day he came to me, looking a bit pale, and said: 'Galt, I think I should like to study for the Church.' I laughed at it, yet it troubled me in a way, for I saw he was not well. I told ...
— The Judgment House • Gilbert Parker

... that there might have been complete silence in the room for all that any one could tell from the passage outside. This whispered conversation may have lasted the greater part of an hour. At the end of it the young merchant departed for the City. It has been remarked that from that time there came a change over both the father and the son—a change so subtle that It could hardly be described, though it left its mark upon them both. It was not that the grey, wolfish face of the old man looked even greyer and fiercer, or that the hard, arrogant expression of Ezra deepened ...
— The Firm of Girdlestone • Arthur Conan Doyle

... chapter—i.e., our interminable rhymes; til, tired of exchanging our bad prose for worse poetry, (and having the fear of his maledictions before our eyes,) we throw it aside in a pet. Then comes a change over our spirit; and we dabble in paint-pots, and flourish a palette, and are great on canvass, and in chalks, and there is a mingled perfume of oil and turpentine in our studio (whilome study) that is ...
— Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 364, February 1846 • Various

... say that no miller should undertake to build a gradual reduction mill, or to change over his mill to the gradual reduction system, until he has consulted with some good milling engineer (the term millwright means very little nowadays), and obtained from him a programme which shall fit the size of the mill, the stock upon which it has to work, and the grade of flour which it is ...
— Scientific American Supplement, No. 303 - October 22, 1881 • Various

... at the Duke's!" When Mr. Spooner heard this there came a sudden change over his face. His jaw fell, and his mouth was opened, and the redness of his cheeks flew ...
— Phineas Redux • Anthony Trollope

Words linked to "Change over" :   metricate, back, float, metrify, veer, change, changeover, modify, transduce, alter, decimalise, shift, decimalize, metricise, metricize

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