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alter

 
Verb alter has 5 senses
  1. change, alter, modify - 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"
    Derived forms: noun alteration2, noun alteration1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  2. change, alter, vary - make or 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"
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  3. alter - make an alteration to; "This dress needs to be altered"
    --3 is one way to
    change, alter, modify
    Derived form: noun alteration2
    Sample sentence:
    They alter the cape
  4. interpolate, alter, falsify - insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby
    --4 is one way to edit, redact
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. alter, neuter, spay, castrate - remove the ovaries of; "Is your cat spayed?"
    --5 is one way to sterilize, sterilise, desex, unsex, desexualize, desexualise, fix
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
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