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Definition

[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, as of 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 t be engaged; set in operation; "switch on the light"; "throw the lever"
[v] exchange or give (something) in exchange for

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