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Definitions of alter:
  • verb:   remove the ovaries of
  • verb:   make an alteration to
    Example: "This dress needs to be altered"
  • verb:   make or become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence
  • verb:   cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
    Example: "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"
  • verb:   insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #9169)

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