previous next

change vb. (in Cor. V. iii. 152*, Ant. I. ii. 5* Ff read “change,” mod. edd. “charge”†: see commentators)
1. to exchange Tp. I. ii. 438, LLL. V. ii. 134, AYL. I. iii. 94 “Wilt thou change fathers?” ; to exchange (a thing) “with” (a person) Sonn. xxix. 14 “I scorn to change my state with kings,” Oth. I. iii. 318 “change my humanity with a baboon” ; intr. with “for” before the thing taken in exchange Oth. I. iii. 356 “She must change for youth,” Per. IV. vi. 179.
2. =‘change colour’ (AYL. III. ii. 193), turn pale, blush Ado V. i. 143 “he changes more and more: I think he be angry indeed,” H5 II. ii. 73, Cym. I. vi. 11 “Change you, madam?.”
hide Dictionary Entry Lookup
Use this tool to search for dictionary entries in all lexica.
Search for in
hide References (9 total)
  • Cross-references in text-specific dictionaries from this page (9):
    • William Shakespeare, Anthony and Cleopatra, 1.2
    • William Shakespeare, Coriolanus, 5.3
    • William Shakespeare, Pericles, Prince of Tyre, 4.6
    • William Shakespeare, As You Like It, 1.3
    • William Shakespeare, As You Like It, 3.2
    • William Shakespeare, Cymbeline, 1.6
    • William Shakespeare, Henry V, 2.2
    • William Shakespeare, The Tempest, 1.2
    • William Shakespeare, Sonnets, xxix
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: