Thesaurus for switch
Definition of switch
- (n): the act of changing one thing or position for another; "his switch on abortion cost him the election"
- (n): a basketball maneuver; two defensive players shift assignments so that each guards the player usually guarded by the other
- (n): a flexible implement used as an instrument of punishment
- (n): control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit
- (n): railroad track having two movable rails and necessary connections; used to turn a train from one track to another or to store rolling stock
- (n): hairpiece consisting of a tress of false hair; used by women to give shape to a coiffure
- (n): an event in which one thing is substituted for another; "the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood"
- (v): reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)
- (v): change over, change around, or switch over
- (v): make a shift in or exchange of; "First Joe led; then we switched"
- (v): lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; "switch to a different brand of beer"; "She switched psychiatrists"; "The car changed lanes"
- (v): flog with or as if with a flexible rod
- (v): cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation; "switch on the light"; "throw the lever"
- (v): exchange or give (something) in exchange for