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verb adapt, adjust, alter, be converted, be innonstant, be irresolute, convert, convertere in, deviate, diverge, evolve, exchange, fluctuate, give in exxhange, go through phases, innovate, interchange, make a transition, make different, make over, metamorphose, modify, modulate, permute, put in the place of, recast, recondition, reconstruct, reform, regenerate, reorganize, replace, resolve into, restyle, revise, revolutionize, show phases, subrogate, substitute, switch, switch around, transfigure, transform, transmogrify, transmute, transubstantiate, turn from, turn into, variegate, vary
Associated concepts: additions and alterations, change in circumstances, change in conditions, change in occupancy, change in ownership, change in title, change of address, change of beneficiary, change of domicile, change of duties, change of name, change of ownership, change of parties, change of position, change of possession, change of venue, immaterial change, major change, minor change, permaaent change, proposed change
See also: adapt, adjust, advance, alter, alternative, amend, amendment, commute, conflict, convert, correction, denature, development, digression, diversification, emend, exchange, fluctuate, innovation, interchange, modification, modify, money, pass, progress, reassign, reclassification, reconversion, redress, reform, remedy, reorganization, replace, replacement, resolve, reversal, revise, revision, subrogation, substitute, succedaneum, tamper, transition, vacillate, vary

CHANGE. The exchange of money for money. The giving, for example, dollars for eagles, dimes for dollars, cents for dimes. This is a contract which always takes place in the same place. By change is also understood small money. Poth. Contr. de Change, n. 1.

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Although a taxpayer generally must file a return for the tax year the change is to be effective, a CFC or Sec.
This strategy stimulated thought concerning working through the change process and students constructed knowledge for the realities of change.
Thus the effect of the change in depreciation method is inseparable from the effect of the change in estimate.
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The change to buffet dining was made while maintaining previous food costs but resulted in an 81% decrease in supplement costs, a 350% increase in employee meals, a 311% increase in guest meals, and increased resident satisfaction.
If you want to convert reluctant changers to enthusiastic changers, share the rewards that the change initiative has helped generate.
Having a mission statement that is not contradictory to the goals an organization espouses is often more crucial to the change process than an inordinate amount of time spent on fine-tuning exact wording.
For example, a change in method of accounting does not exist where (1) the proper accounting flows automatically from the characterization of an item;(5) (2) the taxpayer made an inadvertent error;(6) (3)the accounting is inconsistent with the taxpayer's chosen method of accounting;(7) (4) the change is to an estimating formula;(8) or (5) a correction is made in the first year the improper method was used.
Some believe that it is more useful to remove restraining forces than to rely on the strength of driving forces; this presumes the change will occur unless it is prevented - probably not true of formal quality improvement.
In addition, wages and prices are held fixed so that the change in the federal funds rate is a change of the same magnitude in the real rate of interest.
Initially, the change programmes they described may have been dismissed as passing fads, unproven Japanese and American imports.
The type of deformation critical for the change in rubber properties depends on the type of polymer, and especially on the type and amount of filler.