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Definition of Alter

Verb: alter  ol-tu(r) [N. Amer], ol-tu(r) or ól-tu(r) [Brit]

  1. Make different; cause a transformation
    "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city";
    - change, modify
     
  2. Become different in some particular way
    "her mood alters in accordance with the weather";
    - change, vary
     
  3. Make an alteration to
    "This dress needs to be altered"
     
  4. Insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby
    - interpolate, falsify
     
  5. Remove the ovaries of
    "Is your cat altered?";
    - neuter, spay, castrate

See also:
altazimuths
alterabilities

Anagrams containing the word alter

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