Synonyms for (verb) alter

Synonyms: castrate, alter, spay, neuter

Definition: remove the ovaries of

Usage: Is your cat spayed?

Similar words: unsex, fix, sterilise, sterilize, desex, desexualise, desexualize

Definition: make infertile

Usage: in some countries, people with genetically transmissible disabilites are sterilized


Synonyms: falsify, alter, interpolate

Definition: insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby

Similar words: edit, redact

Definition: prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting

Usage: Edit a book on lexical semantics; she edited the letters of the politician so as to omit the most personal passages


Synonyms: alter

Definition: make an alteration to

Usage: This dress needs to be altered

Similar words: 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