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Definition of 'alter'

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Verb

  1. cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
       Synonyms: change modify
  2. make or become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence; "her mood changes in accordance with the weather"; "The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season"
       Synonyms: change vary
  3. make an alteration to; "This dress needs to be altered"
  4. insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby
       Synonyms: interpolate falsify
  5. remove the ovaries of; "Is your cat spayed?"
       Synonyms: neuter spay castrate


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