Alter

Definition of Alter

Al´ter
v. t.1.To make otherwise; to change in some respect, either partially or wholly; to vary; to modify.
[imp. & p. p. Altered ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Altering.]
It gilds all objects, but it alters none.
- Pope.
My covenant will I not break, nor alter the thing that is gone out of my lips.
- Ps. lxxxix. 34.
2.To agitate; to affect mentally.
3.To geld.
v. i.1.To become, in some respects, different; to vary; to change; as, the weather alters almost daily; rocks or minerals alter by exposure.

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