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Synonym of Switch

Switch Synonyme from Moby Thesaurus

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switch
Synonyms and related words:
about-face, accommodation, action, adaptation, adjustment, agency, alchemy, alteration, alternate, amelioration, anagnorisis, angle, apostacize, apostasy, apostatize, appendage, architectonics, architecture, argument, arm, assign, assimilate to, assimilation, assumption, astonishment, atmosphere, avert, background, backscratching, bandy, barter, baste, bastinado, be quits with, bear off, beat, become, becoming, belabor, belt, betterment, bine, birch, blockbuster, blow, bolt, bomb, bombshell, bough, branch, branchedness, branchiness, break, break away, bring to, buffet, burgeon, buy and sell, cane, carry over, catastrophe, catch, change, change for, change into, change of heart, change over, change sides, change-over, changeableness, characterization, chignon, club, color, communicate, commutation, commute, compensate, complication, compound for, consign, constructive change, continuity, contrivance, conversion, convert, cooperate, counterchange, cowhide, cudgel, cut, deadwood, deal, defect, defection, deflection, degeneration, degenerative change, delegation, deliver, denouement, deport, deputation, deputyship, desert, design, deterioration, development, deviate, deviation, device, difference, diffuse, direct, discontinuity, displacement, disseminate, divergence, diversification, diversion, diversity, divert, do business, do over, draw aside, drub, dub in, earthshaker, ease off, edge off, episode, even trade, exchange, expel, export, extradite, eye-opener, fable, fall, fall away, fall off, falling action, false hair, ferule, fitting, flagellate, flagellum, flail, flip-flop, flog, fly off, fork, frond, fustigate, gee, get back at, get even with, gimmick, give a whipping, give and take, give in exchange, give place to, give the stick, glance, glance off, go off, go over, gradual change, growth, hand, hand forward, hand on, hand over, haw, head off, horse-trade, horsewhip, imp, impart, import, improvement, incident, interchange, jib, joint, joker, kicker, knout, lace, lapse, lash, lay on, leg, limb, line, link, lobe, lobule, local color, logroll, logrolling, make, make do with, make over, make way for, melioration, member, metastasize, metathesize, mitigation, modification, modulation, mood, motif, move aside, movement, mythos, naturalization, naturalize, offer in exchange, offshoot, organ, overthrow, paddle, pandybat, pass, pass on, pass over, pass the buck, passage, pay back, perfuse, peripeteia, permute, pinion, pistol-whip, plan, plot, pommel, pork barrel, power of attorney, progress, pummel, put up with, qualification, quid pro quo, radical change, ramage, ramification, rat, rattan, rawhide, re-creation, re-formation, realignment, reciprocate, recognition, reconversion, reconvert, redeem, redesign, redirect, reduce to, reduction, reform, reformation, relay, remaking, render, renewal, replacement, representation, requite, reshaping, resolution, resolve into, respond, restructuring, retaliate, return, return the compliment, revelation, reversal, reverse, revival, revivification, revolution, ring in, rising action, rod, ruler, runner, sarment, scheme, scion, scourge, secede, secondary plot, sheer off, shift, shocker, shoot, shove aside, shunt, shy, shy off, side, sidestep, sidetrack, sidle, slant, slip, smite, spank, spear, spray, spread, sprig, sprit, sprout, spur, staggerer, startler, steer clear of, step aside, stick, stolon, story, strap, strike, stripe, structure, subject, subplot, subrogation, substitute, substitution, sucker, sudden change, supersedence, superseding, supersedure, supersession, supplantation, supplanting, supplantment, surprisal, surprise, surprise ending, surprise package, surprise party, swap, swap horses, swapping, swinge, switch over, switch-over, tail, take in exchange, tendril, thallus, thematic development, theme, thrash, thump, thunderbolt, thunderclap, tit for tat, tone, topic, total change, trade, trade in, trade off, trade sight unseen, trading, traffic, transfer, transfer property, transform, transformation, transfuse, transit, transition, translate, translocate, transmit, transplace, transplant, transpose, trounce, truck, truncheon, turn, turn aside, turn away, turn back, turn cloak, turn into, turn over, turnabout, turning into, twig, twist, twitch, upheaval, variation, variety, veer off, vicariousness, violent change, volte-face, wag, waggle, wallop, wave, whale, whip, whop, wing, worsening
  

  



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WordNet 2.0
switch

Noun
1. control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit
(synonym) electric switch, electrical switch
(hypernym) control, controller
(hyponym) commutator
(derivation) throw, flip
2. an event in which one thing is substituted for another; "the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood"
(synonym) substitution, permutation, transposition, replacement
(hypernym) variation, fluctuation
(derivation) trade, swap, swop
3. hairpiece consisting of a tress of false hair; used by women to give shape to a coiffure
(hypernym) hairpiece, false hair, postiche
4. railroad track having two movable rails and necessary connections; used to turn a train from one track to another or to store rolling stock
(hypernym) railroad track, railroad, railway
5. a flexible implement used as an instrument of punishment
(hypernym) instrument of punishment
(hyponym) birch, birch rod
6. a basketball maneuver; two defensive players shift assignments so that each guards the player usually guarded by the other
(hypernym) basketball play
7. the act of changing one thing or position for another; "his switch on abortion cost him the election"
(synonym) switching, shift
(hypernym) change
(hyponym) switcheroo
(derivation) interchange, tack, alternate, flip, flip-flop

Verb
1. change over, change around, or switch over
(synonym) switch over, exchange
(hypernym) change by reversal, turn, reverse
(derivation) substitution, permutation, transposition, replacement
2. exchange or give (something) in exchange for
(synonym) trade, swap, swop
(hypernym) exchange, change, interchange
(derivation) substitution, permutation, transposition, replacement
3. lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; "switch to a different brand of beer"; "She switched psychiatrists"; "The car changed lanes"
(synonym) shift, change
(hyponym) shift
(verb-group) change
(derivation) switching, shift
4. make a shift in or exchange of; "First Joe led; then we switched"
(synonym) change over, shift
(hypernym) change, alter, modify
(hyponym) back
(derivation) switching, shift
5. cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation; "switch on the light"; "throw the lever"
(synonym) throw, flip
(hypernym) engage, mesh, lock, operate
(hyponym) switch on, turn on
(derivation) electric switch, electrical switch
6. flog with or as if with a flexible rod
(hypernym) flog, welt, whip, lather, lash, slash, strap, trounce
7. reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)
(synonym) interchange, tack, alternate, flip, flip-flop
(hypernym) change by reversal, turn, reverse
(derivation) substitution, permutation, transposition, replacement

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