alter

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  • It had been extended and altered many times during its long history.
  • Several types of change do in fact alter words in non-regular ways.
  • They cannot alter their plans or think of better ways to join leaves.
  • I am sure your good sense will tell you that this alters the case. Cited from Back to Methuselah, by George Bernard Shaw
  • Both men believed that both red and white cells were altered in disease.
  • He would change his style between songs and even during songs to alter the sound he produced.
  • No one is sure how the original came to be altered.
  • The buildings date from a wide variety of times, and have been much altered over the years.
  • In a few ships the design was altered long after the ship was launched and in service.
  • Every woman, married or single, alters the opinion of some man about women. Cited from Stray Thoughts for Girls, by Lucy H. M. Soulsby
  • However, the original content of nine episodes presented in this set were altered.
  • Well, you must see that alters the case if nothing else does. Cited from The Spinners, by Eden Phillpotts
  • Truth changes what we think; it alters what we think is possible.
  • Even then, these changes only alter the details of the human condition.
  • The action-adventure game had an altered plot line and featured additional characters.
  • Altering the shape will allow more resistance when fighting in hand-to-hand combat.
  • Through her life, she fought to alter the way in which city development was approached.
  • But all the time you knew her first, and that alters everything. Cited from No Hero, by E.W. Hornung
  • The result was to alter the nature of the New Age political project.
  • However the agreement did not alter either country's basic legal position.
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Meaning of alter

  • verb Make an alteration to
    This dress needs to be altered
  • verb Remove the ovaries of
    Is your cat spayed?