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1. switch

verb. ['ˈswɪtʃ'] change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence.

Synonyms

  • change by reversal
  • exchange
  • switch over
  • turn

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • strengthening
  • weakening
  • overgarment

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Rhymes with Switch

  • unhitch
  • enrich
  • bewitch
  • which
  • twitch
  • tritsch
  • tritch
  • triche
  • stitch
  • stich
  • snitch
  • krych
  • klich
  • glitch
  • fritzsche
  • fritsche
  • fritsch
  • fritch
  • britsch
  • blitch
  • zich
  • wich
  • ritch
  • riche
  • rich
  • pitsch
  • pitch
  • piche
  • nycz
  • nitsche

How do you pronounce switch?

Pronounce switch as swɪʧ.

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Sentences with switch


1. Verb, base form
Repeat 10 times on your right leg, then switch to repeat on your left leg.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Push down on the switch to begin cooking.

Quotes about switch


1. Some humans would do anything to see if it was possible to do it. If you put a large switch in some cave somewhere, with a sign on it saying 'End-of-the-World Switch. PLEASE DO NOT TOUCH', the paint wouldn't even have time to dry.
- Terry Pratchett, Thief of Time

2. Well, it seems to me that the best relationships - the ones that last - are frequently the ones that are rooted in friendship. You know, one day you look at the person and you see something more than you did the night before. Like a switch has been flicked somewhere. And the person who was just a friend is... suddenly the only person you can ever imagine yourself with.
- Gillian Anderson

3. So this is it,"said Arthur, "We are going to die.""Yes,"said Ford, "except... no! Wait a minute!"He suddenly lunged across the chamber at something behind Arthur's line of vision. "What's this switch?"he cried."What? Where?"cried Arthur, twisting round."No, I was only fooling,"said Ford, "we are going to die after all.
- Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

2. switch-hitter

noun. a baseball player who can bat either right or left handed.

Synonyms

  • slugger
  • batsman
  • hitter

Antonyms

  • male

3. switch

noun. ['ˈswɪtʃ'] control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit.

Synonyms

  • time-switch
  • button
  • toggle
  • three-way switch
  • push
  • push button
  • selector switch
  • electric switch
  • electrical switch
  • commutator
  • on/off switch
  • cutout
  • on-off switch
  • toggle switch
  • three-point switch
  • controller
  • ignition switch
  • selector

Antonyms

  • attract
  • criticize
  • retreat
  • stay in place

4. switch

verb. ['ˈswɪtʃ'] exchange or give (something) in exchange for.

Synonyms

  • trade
  • interchange
  • exchange
  • change
  • swop

Antonyms

  • enable
  • loosen
  • depersonalize
  • dissimilate

5. switch

verb. ['ˈswɪtʃ'] lay aside, abandon, or leave for another.

Synonyms

  • shift
  • diphthongise
  • leap
  • jump
  • channel-surf
  • surf
  • convert
  • transition
  • commute
  • exchange
  • change
  • break
  • diphthongize

Antonyms

  • attend to
  • wane
  • stop
  • drop out

6. switch

noun. ['ˈswɪtʃ'] an event in which one thing is substituted for another.

Synonyms

  • substitution
  • transposition
  • fluctuation
  • variation
  • replacement

Antonyms

  • undiluted
  • uncastrated
  • attend
  • increased

7. switch

verb. ['ˈswɪtʃ'] make a shift in or exchange of; then we switched".

Synonyms

  • shift
  • alter
  • modify
  • change
  • change over
  • back

Antonyms

  • back
  • stay
  • decrease
  • ascend

8. switch

noun. ['ˈswɪtʃ'] the act of changing one thing or position for another.

Synonyms

  • shift
  • change
  • switcheroo

Antonyms

  • derestrict
  • powerlessness
  • unrestraint
  • indiscipline

9. switch

verb. ['ˈswɪtʃ'] cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation.

Synonyms

  • switch on
  • cut
  • turn off
  • lock
  • mesh
  • flip
  • operate
  • switch off
  • turn on
  • engage
  • turn out

Antonyms

  • disengage
  • switch off
  • buy
  • deconcentrate

10. switch

noun. ['ˈswɪtʃ'] railroad track having two movable rails and necessary connections; used to turn a train from one track to another or to store rolling stock.

Synonyms

  • railroad
  • railroad track

Antonyms

  • inflate
  • deflate
  • increase
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