(intransitive, adverb) to select a lower gear when driving
full of changes; variable; inconstant. adjective often changing; inconstant; variable
- Change hats
verb phrase To change one’s affiliations, role, etc: changed hats and supported Maggie Thatcher (1990s+)
a reversal of one’s feelings, intentions, opinions, etc.: At first Mother said we couldn’t go, but she had a change of heart and let us. Altered feelings or attitude, as in Paul didn’t like his new job, but a raise prompted a change of heart and he became quite enthusiastic. [ Early 1800s ]
a key opening only one lock.