Grammar Patterns

The 'change' group

The 'change' group

In the pattern V, these verbs are concerned with something changing. In the pattern V n, they are concerned with someone or something bringing about a change. The verbs in this group have general meanings. More specific kinds of change are dealt with in other meaning groups below.
As society has changed in Java, the ways in which dancers are taught have also changed.
Those who wish to change society have to create an active, political community.
  • alter
  • change
  • metamorphose
  • vary
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