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To change your opinion, attitudes or behaviour - synonyms or related words

change your mind

to change a decision or an opinion

see reason/sense

to change a decision because you realize that you are wrong

adapt

verb

to change your ideas or behavior so that you can deal with a new situation

revise

verb

to change your opinion or judgment of someone or something

move on

to change your ideas, attitudes, behavior, etc.

renounce

verb

formal

to state formally that you no longer believe in something or support something

backpedal

verb

to show that you are no longer certain about a previous opinion, intention, or promise

capitulate

verb

formal

to stop opposing what someone wants and agree to it, usually because they are stronger than you

convert

verb

to change your beliefs, especially your religious beliefs, or to persuade someone to do this

move with the times

to change your ideas or behavior as the world or the situation changes

nanodegree

a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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hypocaust

an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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