General English

General Science

  • verb to change or modify something for special use
  • verb to experience a heritable change in structure or function that makes an organism better able to survive and reproduce, as part of the process of evolution


  • verb to change to suit new conditions


  • To modify a building or space to make it suitable for new requirements or purposes.

Information & Library Science

  • verb to change a person or thing in order to make it suitable for a specific purpose


  • verb to change something a little to fit in with changing circumstances


  • verb to change one’s ideas or behaviour to fit into a new situation
  • verb to change something to make it more useful