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
                • The compromises and corruption on shore fail to contaminate or alter the joy-drenched, adrenalated play in the ocean.
                • On Friday, the Thai police said he was under arrest and charged as a pedophile after computer experts had unswirled the digitally altered face in a virtuoso act of electronic decoding.
                • For instance, we observed altered immune response in human macrophages after 4-nonylphenol and diisononylphthalate exposure [7 ].
              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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                1. en alteration
                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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