Talking about Change

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Vocabulary for IELTS (General) - Lesson 28

Vocabulary for IELTS (General)
to change
to changeverb

to not stay the same; to become different

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to convertverb

to change into a different form or to change into something with a different use

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to transformverb

to change the appearance, character, or nature of a person or object

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to modifyverb

to make minor changes to something so that it is more suitable or better

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to alterverb

to cause something or someone to be different; to experience a change

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to adaptverb

to change something in a way that suits a new purpose or situation better

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to reverseverb

to change something such as a process, situation, etc. to be the opposite of what it was before

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to reviseverb

to make changes to something because of new information, etc.

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to adjustverb

to slightly alter or move something in order to improve it or make it work better

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to customizeverb

to change or make something in a way that better serves a particular task, person, etc.

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to distortverb

to change and twist a fact, idea, etc. in a way that no longer conveys its true meaning

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to doctorverb

to change something in order to trick people into believing a lie

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to modulateverb

to change or keep something in order to achieve a desired effect

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to reinventverb

to practice a new way of life or engage in a new job

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to remodelverb

to change the figure, appearance or structure of something

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to revolutionizeverb

to change something in a significant or fundamental way

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to shiftverb

(of a policy, point of view, or situation) to become something different

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to transitionverb

to make something change from a particular state, condition or position to another

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to undoverb

to make null or cancel the effects of something

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to diversifyverb

(of a business) to increase the range of goods and services in order to reduce risk of failure

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to developverb

to change and become stronger or more advanced

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to switchverb

to change from one thing to another

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drasticadjective

extreme and with a serious effect

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developmentaladjective

connected with the state or process of development

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gradualadjective

occurring slowly and step-by-step over a long period of time

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radicaladjective

(of actions, ideas, etc.) very new and different from the norm

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sweepingadjective

having a wide range of effects or impacts

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accommodationnoun

an arrangement made and acceptable by a group of people having disagreements

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amendmentnoun

the process of slightly changing something in order to fix or improve it

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alterationnoun

a change in something that does not fundamentally make it different

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to make intoverb

to change a person or thing into another

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to turn intoverb

to change and become something else

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to morph intoverb

to gradually turn into something else

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by the minutephrase

changing or developing rapidly

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