English to English
|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
|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
|make an alteration to
This dress needs to be altered
|insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby
|remove the ovaries of
Is your cat spayed?
|To make otherwise; to change in some respect, either partially or wholly; to vary; to modify.
|To become, in some respects, different; to vary; to change; as, the weather alters almost daily; rocks or minerals alter by exposure.