1 [uncountable] the money that you get back when you have paid for something giving more money than the amount it costs Don't forget your change! That's 40p change. The ticket machine gives change. 2 [uncountable] coins rather than paper money Do you have any change for the parking meter? a dollar in change (= coins that together are worth one dollar) I didn't have any small change (= coins of low value) to leave as a tip. He puts his loose change in a money box for the children. Could you give me change for a ten pound note (= coins or notes that are worth this amount)?