1. alter - verb
· 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"
2. alter - verb
· 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"
3. alter - verb
· make an alteration to; "This dress needs to be altered"
4. alter - verb
· insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby
5. alter - verb
· remove the ovaries of; "Is your cat spayed?"
6. altered - adjective
· changed in form or character without becoming something else; "the altered policy promised success"; "following an altered course we soon found ourselves back in civilization"; "he looked...with clouded eyes and with an altered manner of breathing"- Charles Dickens
7. altered - adjective
· having testicles or ovaries removed
8. altered - adjective
· changed in order to improve or made more fit for a particular purpose; "seeds precisely adapted to the area"; "instructions altered to suit the children's different ages"
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