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To become different - synonyms or related words

transition

verb

to change from one situation, form, or state to another, or to cause someone or something to do this

change

verb

to become different, or to make someone or something different

turn into

to change or develop into something different

become

verb

to change and start to be something different, or to start to have a different quality

alter

verb

to become different

convert

verb

to change from one system, use, or method to another, or to make something do this

change into

to stop being in one state, condition, or form and start being in another, or to make something do this

diversify

verb

to develop into something different

shift

verb

if an idea, attitude, or plan shifts, or if someone shifts it, it changes

tend

verb

to change or develop in a particular direction

ruburb

an area in the countryside where there are both housing developments and farms, and many people travel to work in nearby cities

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a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

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