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Meaning of alter

al•ter

Pronunciation: (ôl'tur), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to make different in some particular, as size, style, course, or the like; modify: to alter a coat; to alter a will; to alter course.
  2. to castrate or spay.
—v.i.
  1. to change; become different or modified.

Al•ter

Pronunciation: (ôl'tur), [key]
  1. 1807–81, U.S. physicist.

alter.

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. alteration.
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