change with the times

(redirected from changing with the times)

change with the times

To modify or update one's behavior or beliefs to reflect what is current. Of course grandpa doesn't have a cell phone—he never wants to change with the times. That senator needs to change with the times and stop saying things that are wildly inappropriate in today's world.
See also: change, times

keep up, move, etc. with the ˈtimes

change in the same way as the rest of society changes: In business it’s important to keep up with the times.People’s tastes change with the times. OPPOSITE: be (stuck) in a time warp
See also: keep, times
References in periodicals archive ?
They also want to send a positive message to shareholders they are changing with the times, she added.
We will continue to be industry innovators, changing with the times to develop products that meet the evolving needs of our professional clients and the independent agent distribution network.
By changing with the times, but not getting too far ahead of the pack.