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Meaning of word alter from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

alter   verb

Meaning : Cause to change. Make different. Cause a transformation.

Example : 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

Meaning : Become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence.

Example : Her mood changes in accordance with the weather.
The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season.

Synonyms : change, vary

Meaning : Make an alteration to.

Example : This dress needs to be altered.

Meaning : Insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby.

Synonyms : falsify, interpolate

Meaning : Remove the ovaries of.

Example : Is your cat spayed?.

Synonyms : castrate, neuter, spay