- v cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city
- v become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence
- v make an alteration to
This dress needs to be altered
- v insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby
- v remove the ovaries of
- a changed in form or character without becoming something else
the altered policy promised success
following an altered course we soon found ourselves back in civilization
he looked...with clouded eyes and with an altered manner of breathing"- Charles Dickens
- s having testicles or ovaries removed
- s changed in order to improve or made more fit for a particular purpose
instructions altered to suit the children's different ages
- When I saw the doctored Reuters photograph of smoke rising over Beirut, side by side with the unaltered version of the same scene, the first thing I thought was: which is supposed .
- She altered our perception of the disabled and remapped the boundaries of sight and sense.
- Ever since Danish doctors altered George (later Christine) Jorgensen to suit his inclinations (PTI, April 20, 1953), there have been more and more reports of physically normal .
News & Articles
- Lake school board ready to take hard look at budget cuts
Monday Lake school staffers are expected to bring examples of new starting times and altered bus routes as well as how much the cutbacks would save. Lake County School Board members on Monday will be going through a list of cuts for next year's budget that are likely to be unpopular with parents and teachers.
June 16, 2013 - Orlando Sentinel
- Florida Sheriff Who Freed Prisoner, Altered Arrest Paperwork: ‘I Believe in the Second Amendment’
A sheriff in Liberty County, Fla., was arrested and charged last week with official misconduct. When a man was arrested in March for carrying a concealed weapon, Sheriff Nicholas Finch allegedly released him and altered or destroyed paperwork on the arrest to make it appear as though it never happened. His attorney said Finch freed the man and refused to charge him because he believes in the ...
June 13, 2013 - Opposing Views
- Altered RCC letter raises questions about HELP Center
Who altered a Rappahannock Community College letter expressing support for the HELP Center project proposed for King George County? What does the discovery of the altered letter mean for the future of the proposed $8.4 million project?
June 12, 2013 - The Journal Press
- Drew Gilpin Faust in International Herald Tribune
Still, Faust warned in an e-mail to faculty, staff and students "we must recognize that Harvard is not invulnerable to the seismic financial shocks in the larger world. Our own economic landscape has been significantly altered."
- President Bush in FOXNews
My first reaction is history has a long march to it, and societies change and relationships can constantly be altered to the good,Bush said after speeding past signs of both poverty and the commerce produced by Asia's fastest-growing economy.
- P Chidambaram in Express Buzz
Reading out a terse message from the Central Government, Chidambaram said: "A statement was made on behalf of the Central Government on December 9. However, after the statement, the situation in Andhra has altered. A large number of political...