English

Detailed Synonyms for switching in English

switching:

switching [the ~] noun

  1. the switching
    – the act of changing one thing or position for another 1
    the shift; the switch; the switching
    – the act of changing one thing or position for another 1
    • shift [the ~] noun
    • switch [the ~] noun
      • his switch on abortion cost him the election1
    • switching [the ~] noun
  2. the switching
    – A communications method that uses temporary rather than permanent connections to establish a link or to route information between two parties. In the dial-up telephone network, for example, a caller's line goes to a switching center, where the actual connection is made to the called party. In computer networks, message switching and packet switching allow any two parties to exchange information. In both instances, messages are routed (switched) through intermediary stations that together serve to connect the sender and the receiver. 2
    the switching
    – A communications method that uses temporary rather than permanent connections to establish a link or to route information between two parties. In the dial-up telephone network, for example, a caller's line goes to a switching center, where the actual connection is made to the called party. In computer networks, message switching and packet switching allow any two parties to exchange information. In both instances, messages are routed (switched) through intermediary stations that together serve to connect the sender and the receiver. 2

Alternate Synonyms for "switching":


Related Definitions for "switching":

  1. the act of changing one thing or position for another1
  2. A communications method that uses temporary rather than permanent connections to establish a link or to route information between two parties. In the dial-up telephone network, for example, a caller's line goes to a switching center, where the actual connection is made to the called party. In computer networks, message switching and packet switching allow any two parties to exchange information. In both instances, messages are routed (switched) through intermediary stations that together serve to connect the sender and the receiver.2

switch:

to switch verb (switches, switched, switching)

  1. to switch
    – exchange or give (something) in exchange for 1
    to exchange
    – put in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent items 1
    • exchange verb (exchanges, exchanged, exchanging)
    to switch; to swop; to swap
    – exchange or give (something) in exchange for 1
    • switch verb (switches, switched, switching)
    • swop verb, British (swops, swopped, swopping)
    • swap verb, American (swaps, swapped, swapping)
    to interchange; to change; to trade; to convert; to change for; to shunt
    • interchange verb (interchanges, interchanged, interchanging)
    • change verb (changes, changed, changing)
    • trade verb (trades, traded, trading)
    • convert verb (converts, converted, converting)
    • change for verb (changes for, changed for, changing for)
    • shunt verb (shunts, shunted, shunting)
  2. to switch
    – exchange or give (something) in exchange for 1
    to exchange; to change; to barter; to trade in
    • exchange verb (exchanges, exchanged, exchanging)
    • change verb (changes, changed, changing)
    • barter verb (barters, bartered, bartering)
    • trade in verb (trades in, traded in, trading in)
    to swap; to switch
    – exchange or give (something) in exchange for 1
    • swap verb, American (swaps, swapped, swapping)
    • switch verb (switches, switched, switching)
  3. to switch
    – exchange or give (something) in exchange for 1
    to swop; to switch; to swap
    – exchange or give (something) in exchange for 1
    • swop verb, British (swops, swopped, swopping)
    • switch verb (switches, switched, switching)
    • swap verb, American (swaps, swapped, swapping)
  4. to switch
    – exchange or give (something) in exchange for 1
    to trade; to switch; to swap; to swop
    – exchange or give (something) in exchange for 1
    • trade verb (trades, traded, trading)
    • switch verb (switches, switched, switching)
    • swap verb (swaps, swapped, swapping)
    • swop verb (swops, swopped, swopping)
  5. to switch
    – the act of changing one thing or position for another 1
    to change; to interchange; to alter; to transform; to vary; to invent; to create; to make
    • change verb (changes, changed, changing)
    • interchange verb (interchanges, interchanged, interchanging)
    • alter verb (alters, altered, altering)
    • transform verb (transforms, transformed, transforming)
    • vary verb (varies, varied, varying)
    • invent verb (invents, invented, inventing)
    • create verb (creates, created, creating)
    • make verb (makes, made, making)
    to switch
    – the act of changing one thing or position for another 1
    • switch verb (switches, switched, switching)
      • his switch on abortion cost him the election1
  6. to switch
    to switch
    • switch verb (switches, switched, switching)
  7. to switch
    – reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action) 1
    to switch; alternate; to tack; to flip; to interchange; flip-flop
    – reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action) 1
  8. to switch
    – change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence 1
    to exchange; to switch; to switch over
    – change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence 1
    • exchange verb (exchanges, exchanged, exchanging)
    • switch verb (switches, switched, switching)
    • switch over verb (switchs over, switched over, switching over)
  9. to switch
    – make a shift in or exchange of 1
    to shift; to switch; to change over
    – make a shift in or exchange of 1
    • shift verb (shifts, shifted, shifting)
    • switch verb (switches, switched, switching)
      • First Joe led; then we switched1
    • change over verb (changes over, changed over, changing over)
  10. to switch
    – lay aside, abandon, or leave for another 1
    to shift; to change; to switch
    – lay aside, abandon, or leave for another 1
    • shift verb (shifts, shifted, shifting)
    • change verb (changes, changed, changing)
      • The car changed lanes1
    • switch verb (switches, switched, switching)
      • switch to a different brand of beer1
      • She switched psychiatrists1
  11. to switch
    – flog with or as if with a flexible rod 1
    to switch
    – flog with or as if with a flexible rod 1
    • switch verb (switches, switched, switching)
  12. to switch
    – cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation 1
    to switch; to throw; to flip
    – cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation 1
    • switch verb (switches, switched, switching)
      • switch on the light1
    • throw verb (throws, threw, throwing)
      • throw the lever1
    • flip verb (flips, flipped, flipping)
  13. to switch
    – To change the modality of a conversation from, say, voice call to video, starting from a pop-up notification. 2
    to switch
    – To change the modality of a conversation from, say, voice call to video, starting from a pop-up notification. 2
    • switch verb (switches, switched, switching)

Conjugations for switch:

present
  1. switch
  2. switch
  3. switches
  4. switch
  5. switch
  6. switch
simple past
  1. switched
  2. switched
  3. switched
  4. switched
  5. switched
  6. switched
present perfect
  1. have switched
  2. have switched
  3. has switched
  4. have switched
  5. have switched
  6. have switched
past continuous
  1. was switching
  2. were switching
  3. was switching
  4. were switching
  5. were switching
  6. were switching
future
  1. shall switch
  2. will switch
  3. will switch
  4. shall switch
  5. will switch
  6. will switch
continuous present
  1. am switching
  2. are switching
  3. is switching
  4. are switching
  5. are switching
  6. are switching
subjunctive
  1. be switched
  2. be switched
  3. be switched
  4. be switched
  5. be switched
  6. be switched
diverse
  1. switch!
  2. let's switch!
  3. switched
  4. switching
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

switch [the ~] noun

  1. the switch
    – control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit 1
    the button; the stud
    the switch
    – control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit 1
  2. the switch
    – control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit 1
    the switch
    – control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit 1
    the light switch
  3. the switch
    – control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit 1
    the commutator; the reverser; the current-reverser
    the switch
    – control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit 1
  4. the switch
    – control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit 1
    the switch; the electric switch; the electrical switch
    – control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit 1
  5. the switch
    – an event in which one thing is substituted for another 1
    the substitute; the replacement; the sub
    the switch
    – an event in which one thing is substituted for another 1
  6. the switch
    – an event in which one thing is substituted for another 1
    the switch; the replacement; the substitution; the permutation; the transposition
    – an event in which one thing is substituted for another 1
  7. the switch
    – the act of changing one thing or position for another 1
    the switch
    – the act of changing one thing or position for another 1
    • switch [the ~] noun
      • his switch on abortion cost him the election1
  8. the switch
    – the act of changing one thing or position for another 1
    the shift; the switch; the switching
    – the act of changing one thing or position for another 1
    • shift [the ~] noun
    • switch [the ~] noun
      • his switch on abortion cost him the election1
    • switching [the ~] noun
  9. the switch
    – make a shift in or exchange of 1
    the exchange; the change
    the switch
    – make a shift in or exchange of 1
    • switch [the ~] noun
      • First Joe led; then we switched1
  10. the switch
    – reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action) 1
    the switch
    – reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action) 1
  11. the 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 1
    the track
    the 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 1
  12. the 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 1
    the 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 1
  13. the switch
    – a basketball maneuver; two defensive players shift assignments so that each guards the player usually guarded by the other 1
    the switch
    – a basketball maneuver; two defensive players shift assignments so that each guards the player usually guarded by the other 1
  14. the switch
    – a flexible implement used as an instrument of punishment 1
    the switch
    – a flexible implement used as an instrument of punishment 1
  15. the switch
    – hairpiece consisting of a tress of false hair; used by women to give shape to a coiffure 1
    the switch
    – hairpiece consisting of a tress of false hair; used by women to give shape to a coiffure 1
  16. the switch
    – A circuit element that has two states, on and off. 2
    the switch
    – A circuit element that has two states, on and off. 2
  17. the switch
    – A device used to connect computers on a network that forwards packets to specific ports rather than broadcasting every packet to every port. 2
    the switch
    – A device used to connect computers on a network that forwards packets to specific ports rather than broadcasting every packet to every port. 2
  18. the switch
    – In operating systems such as MS-DOS, an argument used to control the execution of a command or an application, typically starting with a slash character (/). 2
    the switch
    – In operating systems such as MS-DOS, an argument used to control the execution of a command or an application, typically starting with a slash character (/). 2

switch

  1. switch
    – control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit 1
    switch
    – control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit 1

Related Words for "switch":


Alternate Synonyms for "switch":


Related Definitions for "switch":

  1. the act of changing one thing or position for another1
    • his switch on abortion cost him the election1
  2. a basketball maneuver; two defensive players shift assignments so that each guards the player usually guarded by the other1
  3. a flexible implement used as an instrument of punishment1
  4. control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit1
  5. railroad track having two movable rails and necessary connections; used to turn a train from one track to another or to store rolling stock1
  6. hairpiece consisting of a tress of false hair; used by women to give shape to a coiffure1
  7. an event in which one thing is substituted for another1
  8. reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)1
  9. change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence1
  10. make a shift in or exchange of1
    • First Joe led; then we switched1
  11. lay aside, abandon, or leave for another1
    • switch to a different brand of beer1
    • She switched psychiatrists1
  12. flog with or as if with a flexible rod1
  13. cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation1
    • switch on the light1
  14. exchange or give (something) in exchange for1
  15. A circuit element that has two states, on and off.2
  16. A device used to connect computers on a network that forwards packets to specific ports rather than broadcasting every packet to every port.2
  17. To change the modality of a conversation from, say, voice call to video, starting from a pop-up notification.2
  18. In operating systems such as MS-DOS, an argument used to control the execution of a command or an application, typically starting with a slash character (/).2

Related Synonyms for switching