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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To change; to make or become different.

Usage examples (32)
  • . . . whenever any form of government becomes destructive . . . it is the right of the people to alter or abolish it. . .
  • Mrs Prote did not blink, nor did her expression alter even slightly, except for her eyes.
  • Their alter is to their gods of money and power where they sacrifice human life for all they can get.
  • He did not move a muscle as he sat regarding her, nor did his expression alter when he saw she was conscious. for more
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  • An "altar" is a raised table used for a religious service. To "alter" is to change or adjust something. Do the members of the church want to alter the altar?
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