1. (snowboarding) riding with the front and back feet swapped round compared to one's normal position.
1. control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit
2. an event in which one thing is substituted for another
3. hairpiece consisting of a tress of false hair; used by women to give shape to a coiffure
4. railroad track having two movable rails and necessary connections; used to turn a train from one track to another or to store rolling stock
5. a flexible implement used as an instrument of punishment
Definition categories: man–made
6. a basketball maneuver; two defensive players shift assignments so that each guards the player usually guarded by the other
Definition categories: act
7. the act of changing one thing or position for another
- his switch on abortion cost him the election
Sentences with switch as a noun:
- Use the /b switch to specify black-and-white printing.
1. change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence
Similar word(s): exchange
2. exchange or give (something) in exchange for
3. lay aside, abandon, or leave for another
- switch to a different brand of beer
- She switched psychiatrists
Definition categories: change
4. make a shift in or exchange of
- First Joe led; then we switched
Similar word(s): shift
5. cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation
- switch on the light
6. flog with or as if with a flexible rod
7. reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)
Sentences with switch as a verb:
- I want to switch this red dress for a green one.
- Switch the light on.
- I want to switch to a different seat.
- to switch a cane
- The angry cat's tail switched back and forth.
- to switch off a train; to switch a car from one track to another