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verb. ['ˈswɪtʃ'] change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence.
- change by reversal
- switch over
- stand still
Rhymes with Switch
How do you pronounce switch?
Pronounce switch as swɪʧ.
US - How to pronounce switch in American English
UK - How to pronounce switch in British English
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
noun. a baseball player who can bat either right or left handed.
noun. ['ˈswɪtʃ'] control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit.
- three-way switch
- push button
- selector switch
- electric switch
- electrical switch
- on/off switch
- on-off switch
- toggle switch
- three-point switch
- ignition switch
- stay in place
verb. ['ˈswɪtʃ'] exchange or give (something) in exchange for.
verb. ['ˈswɪtʃ'] lay aside, abandon, or leave for another.
- attend to
- drop out
noun. ['ˈswɪtʃ'] an event in which one thing is substituted for another.
verb. ['ˈswɪtʃ'] make a shift in or exchange of; then we switched".
- change over
noun. ['ˈswɪtʃ'] the act of changing one thing or position for another.
verb. ['ˈswɪtʃ'] cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation.
- switch on
- turn off
- switch off
- turn on
- turn out
- switch off
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.
- railroad track