Definitions for alter

Definitions for (verb) alter

Main entry: castrate, alter, spay, neuter

Definition: remove the ovaries of

Usage: Is your cat spayed?

Main entry: vary, change, alter

Definition: become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence

Usage: her mood changes in accordance with the weather; The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season

Main entry: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Main entry: falsify, alter, interpolate

Definition: insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby

Main entry: alter

Definition: make an alteration to

Usage: This dress needs to be altered

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