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KK Pronunciation

〔 swItʃ 〕


〔 switʃ 〕

Overview of noun switch

The noun switch has 7 senses

  • switch, electric switch, electrical switch -- (control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit)

  • substitution, permutation, transposition, replacement, switch -- (an event in which one thing is substituted for another; "the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood")

  • switch -- (hairpiece consisting of a tress of false hair; used by women to give shape to a coiffure)

  • switch -- (railroad track having two movable rails and necessary connections; used to turn a train from one track to another or to store rolling stock)

  • switch -- (a flexible implement used as an instrument of punishment)

  • switch -- (a basketball maneuver; two defensive players shift assignments so that each guards the player usually guarded by the other)

  • switch, switching, shift -- (the act of changing one thing or position for another; "his switch on abortion cost him the election")

Overview of verb switch

The verb switch has 7 senses

  • switch over, switch, exchange -- (change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence)

  • trade, swap, swop, switch -- (exchange or give (something) in exchange for)

  • switch, shift, change -- (lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; "switch to a different brand of beer"; "She switched psychiatrists"; "The car changed lanes")

  • switch, change over, shift -- (make a shift in or exchange of; "First Joe led; then we switched")

  • throw, flip, switch -- (cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation; "switch on the light"; "throw the lever")

  • switch -- (flog with or as if with a flexible rod)

  • interchange, tack, switch, alternate, flip, flip-flop -- (reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action))