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switch (n):
the act of changing one thing or position for another
Samples
his switch on abortion cost him the election
Related Words: shifting
switch (n):
a basketball maneuver; two defensive players shift assignments so that each guards the player usually guarded by the other
switch (n):
a flexible implement used as an instrument of punishment
switch (n):
control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit
switch (n):
railroad track having two movable rails and necessary connections; used to turn a train from one track to another or to store rolling stock
switch (n):
hairpiece consisting of a tress of false hair; used by women to give shape to a coiffure
switch (n):
an event in which one thing is substituted for another
Samples
the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood
Related Words: replacementsubstitution
switch (v):
reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)
Related Words: flip-floptack
switch (v):
change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence
Related Words: exchange
switch (v):
make a shift in or exchange of
Samples
First Joe led; then we switched
Related Words: shift
switch (v):
lay aside, abandon, or leave for another
Samples
switch to a different brand of beer.
She switched psychiatrists.
The car changed lanes

Related Words: shift
switch (v):
flog with or as if with a flexible rod
switch (v):
cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation
Samples
switch on the light.
throw the lever
switch (v):
exchange or give (something) in exchange for
Related Words: swapswoptrade
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