alter meaning

EN[ˈɔːltə] [ˈɒltə] [ˈɔltɚ] [ˈɑltɚ] [-ɔːltə(ɹ)]
  • To alter generally means to change something, and may refer to:
  • Alter (name), people named Alter
  • Alter (automobile)
  • Alter (crater), lunar crater
  • Alter Channel, Greek TV channel
  • Archbishop Alter High School, Roman Catholic high school in Kettering, Ohio
  • "Alter", a song by Raven from their 1994 album Glow
  • ALTER, command in older implementations of COBOL
  • Alter ego, or "alter" in popular usage, a "second self"
  • Alter (SQL)
  • Alter (album), 2002 album by Floater
  • Alter, 2006 remix album by Swiss band Knut

    Definition of alter in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGaltersPRalteringPT, PPalteredSUF-ter
    1. VT To change the form or structure of.
      1. VI To become different.
        1. VT To tailor clothes to make them fit.
          1. VT To castrate, neuter or spay (a dog or other animal).
            1. VT OBS To agitate; to affect mentally.
            2. More Examples
              1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                • New strains of cannabis such as skunk are certainly selectively cultivated but are not "genetically modified"; there are no clandestine biotechnicians altering the DNA of cannabis plants.
                • Activities of antioxidase were also altered after cold stress treatment, precisely, SOD and APX activities were elevated under cold stress in Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.)
                • Even though there are few studies of exoproteome responses to salt stress, those that have been done demonstrate potential roles of altered exoproteomes in adaptive responses during salt stress.
              2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                • To examine this model we identified phosphoresidues within Su(fu) and functionally tested Su(fu) proteins in which these residues were altered.
                • Mental rotation task performance results suggest that the ELF MF exposure studied here (60 Hz, 3000 μT) modulates associated neuroprocessing, although the behavioural outcome is not altered.
            • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
              1. Verbs
                • Intransitive verbs
                  • Transitive verbs
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                2. en altered
                3. en alternate
                4. en alternative
                5. fr alternative
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                Meaning of alter for the defined word.

                Grammatically, this word "alter" is a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
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                Definiteness: Level 8
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