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noun as in change, exchange

verb as in change, exchange

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Example Sentences

Previously that miscreant switch had been identified in rice plants and was named “karma.”

There’s a hardware switch to turn off the microphones completely, but that defeats one of the key functions of the device.

You don’t just flip a switch from dry enough to burn to not dry enough to burn.

Cabana’s change in demographics exemplifies what could be a long-term switch from long-distance air travel to domestic road travel.

Their technique relies on a series of synthetic proteins that can be customized to create a variety of switches.

However, that switch to potatoes occurred around the 19th Century.

In a series of more than 20 tweets, Hatem admitted that he tried to get AQAP to switch allegiances from Zawahiri to Baghdadi.

We drive back to Asadabad in silence, where we switch cars for security reasons and begin the six hour drive back home.

Michlin, who was looking for ideas for a new startup company, says he felt a lightbulb switch on over his head.

He said it would be wise to stop taking it, lest it turn on my “genetic light switch.”

He lifted his head, looked around him, and was just going to switch off the light, when he noticed the open book on his table.

Even as he spoke, Gray had found the switch, and the apartment of Kazmah became flooded with subdued light.

She had forgotten to tell her mother of that fact—the safety of the closed receiving switch.

Delancy's hand shot out to the radio switch, cutting off the voice of the announcer.

A switch is furnished so that when desired the stops and expression levers may be cut off and left to be operated by hand.


On this page you'll find 123 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to switch, such as: about-face, alteration, reversal, shift, transformation, and substitution.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.