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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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There have been many changes down the years, but the theme park, which boasts rides, a zoo and gardens, remains a top destination for families.
Analysts put the changes down to worries about falling house prices and fears that the economy is slowing.
'Cultural changes down to the lowest grade on the shopfloor with improvements in quality and delivery can be given a chance.'
As for braking, one naturally uses the brakes on various descending hills, accordingly, or changes down gear.