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verb as in change, exchange

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Researchers have thought that those three varieties of cell death were triggered by different biochemical switches.

MagSafe would need to gain much wider adoption before a wholesale switch makes any real sense for consumers, but it could definitely happen down the road and I’m cautiously optimistic about the prospect.

The inserted switch boosted almost 20-fold how much protein the UCP1 gene made.

The pandemic was the reason for the mass switch to early and mail-in voting this time around.

Some publishers have already found the switch to contextual ads to be a good news story for their revenues.

In Maryland, there have been reports of voting machines switching voters from Republicans to Democrats.

King has caucused with the Democrats since being elected in 2012 but has said he is open to switching sides.

“If someone drinks [more than] 20 ounces of soda per day, switching them to diet soda will help weight loss,” Roussell says.

Since switching the doorknobs, Hoffman says, Alexa and everyone else in the household sleeps better.

I keep switching from provider to provider, hoping to find one that will meet even my basic needs.

The old white horse was switching and stamping and shuddering in his constant and futile battle against flies.

Varied border edges may be made by switching the straws in any direction desired.

He went quickly into his bedroom, switching on the light, to get a glass of water.

The musicians played energetically, switching now from the hymn to their unofficial little ditty.

There he was, strolling along the graveled walk near the fountain, switching his cane impatiently.


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to switching, such as: convert, veer, shift, replace, turn, and swap.

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