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For a long time I've been using a word 'toggle' to express change of states (normally button). Now I found out on Dictionary.com / toggle that toggle has such meaning in an informal language as a verb. Which would be the correct word to express verb for 'change state'?

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Welcome to EL&U! This question is too basic and is likely to be closed; it can be definitively and permanently answered by a single link to a standard internet reference source designed specifically to find that type of information. For example: synonyms.net/synonym/toggle –  Hugo Sep 29 '11 at 9:01
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@Hugo : this is a good question becuase Arturs has been misled by an internet reference. –  cindi Sep 29 '11 at 9:08

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Dictionary.com is misleading here. Toggle is the correct technical term. Perhaps they mean it is "informal' to use this technical term in a non-technical context.

cf merraim webster's defintion

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Thanks & thanks for the resource link, I liked it and will definitely use it much during mastering English –  Arturs Licis Sep 29 '11 at 9:16

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