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switch

synonym (synonym of switch)

  • (noun.artifact)
    control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.event)
    an event in which one thing is substituted for another (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of changing one thing or position for another (noun.act)
     
  • (verb.change)
    change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    exchange or give (something) in exchange for (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.change)
    lay aside, abandon, or leave for another (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    make a shift in or exchange of (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.change)
    reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action) (verb.change)
     

hypernym (switch IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a basketball maneuver; two defensive players shift assignments so that each guards the player usually guarded by the other (noun.act)
    a play executed by a basketball team (noun.act)
     
  • a flexible implement used as an instrument of punishment (noun.artifact)
    an instrument designed and used to punish a condemned person (noun.artifact)
     
  • an event in which one thing is substituted for another (noun.event)
    an instance of change; the rate or magnitude of change (noun.event)
     
  • cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation (verb.contact)
    keep engaged (verb.contact)
     
  • control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit (noun.artifact)
    a mechanism that controls the operation of a machine (noun.artifact)
     
  • exchange or give (something) in exchange for (verb.possession)
    give to, and receive from, one another (verb.possession)
     
  • flog with or as if with a flexible rod (verb.contact)
    beat severely with a whip or rod (verb.contact)
     
  • hairpiece consisting of a tress of false hair; used by women to give shape to a coiffure (noun.artifact)
    a covering or bunch of human or artificial hair used for disguise or adornment (noun.artifact)
     
  • make a shift in or exchange of (verb.change)
    cause to change; make different; cause a transformation (verb.change)
     
  • railroad track having two movable rails and necessary connections; used to turn a train from one track to another or to store rolling stock (noun.artifact)
    a line of track providing a runway for wheels (noun.artifact)
     
  • reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action) (verb.change)
    change to the contrary (verb.change)
     
  • the act of changing one thing or position for another (noun.act)
    the action of changing something (noun.act)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF switch relation)

  • a flexible implement used as an instrument of punishment (noun.artifact)
    a switch consisting of a twig or a bundle of twigs from a birch tree; used to hit people as punishment (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a stiff switch used to hit students as punishment (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a switch (a stick or cane or flat paddle) used to punish children (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a switch made from the stems of the rattan palms (noun.artifact)
     
  • cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation (verb.contact)
    cause to operate by flipping a switch (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch (verb.contact)
     
  • control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit (noun.artifact)
    switch for reversing the direction of an electric current (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a switch that interrupts an electric circuit in the event of an overload (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    switch that operates a solenoid that closes a circuit to operate the starter (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    an electrical switch operated by pressing (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a switch that is used to select among alternatives (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    an electric switch that has three terminals; used to control a circuit from two different locations (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a switch set to operate at a desired time (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a hinged switch that can assume either of two positions (noun.artifact)
     
  • lay aside, abandon, or leave for another (verb.change)
    make or undergo a transition (from one state or system to another) (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    change gears (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    change suddenly from one tone quality or register to another (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    switch channels, on television (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    pass abruptly from one state or topic to another (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    change from a simple vowel to a diphthong (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    make an abrupt change of image or sound (verb.motion)
     
  • make a shift in or exchange of (verb.change)
    shift to a counterclockwise direction (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    shift to a clockwise direction (verb.change)
     
  • the act of changing one thing or position for another (noun.act)
    a sudden unexpected switch (noun.act)
     

verb group (switch is verb group of ....)

  • lay aside, abandon, or leave for another (verb.change)
    exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    change clothes; put on different clothes (verb.change)
     

derivation (.... is derived from switch)

  • a flexible implement used as an instrument of punishment (noun.artifact)
    flog with or as if with a flexible rod (verb.contact)
     
  • an event in which one thing is substituted for another (noun.event)
    substitute a person or thing for (another that is broken or inefficient or lost or no longer working or yielding what is expected) (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    put in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent items (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    be a substitute (verb.possession)
     
  • cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation (verb.contact)
    control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit (noun.artifact)
     
  • change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence (verb.change)
    the act of putting one thing or person in the place of another: (noun.act)
     
  • control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit (noun.artifact)
    cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation (verb.contact)
     
  • exchange or give (something) in exchange for (verb.possession)
    an equal exchange (noun.act)
     
  • flog with or as if with a flexible rod (verb.contact)
    a person who administers punishment by wielding a switch or whip (noun.person)
     
  • make a shift in or exchange of (verb.change)
    an event in which something is displaced without rotation (noun.event)
     
  • reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action) (verb.change)
    the act of changing one thing or position for another (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    (nautical) the act of changing tack (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    a decision to reverse an earlier decision (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.event)
    an event in which one thing is substituted for another (noun.event)
     
  • the act of changing one thing or position for another (noun.act)
    reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action) (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    make a shift in or exchange of (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    lay aside, abandon, or leave for another (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    move from one setting or context to another (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    exchange or give (something) in exchange for (verb.possession)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym verb group derivation electric switch electrical switch permutation replacement shift switching change basketball play instrument of punishment control railroad railroad track switcheroo birch cane ferule ratan rattan change commute convert exchange alternate flip exchange change over shift change

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