Definition of alter in English:

alter

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Pronunciation: /ˈɔːltə
 
, ˈɒl-/

verb

Derivatives

alterable

adjective
More example sentences
  • Free people have multiple and alterable identities.
  • Instead, the acoustics of musical space is, in itself, an alterable element of the representational system within which musical meanings are constructed.
  • When poverty started being seen not as inevitable, but as something alterable, being poor moved from the realm of bad luck to the realm of injustice.

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French alterer, from late Latin alterare, from Latin alter 'other'.

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