alter


alter
Synonyms and related words:
abate, accommodate, adapt, adjust, adjust to, alter into, ameliorate, assuage, be changed, be converted into, be renewed, become, better, bottom out, box in, break, break up, castrate, change, change into, checker, chop, chop and change, circumscribe, come about, come around, come round, come round to, condition, convert, deform, degenerate, denature, deteriorate, deviate, diminish, diverge, diversify, emasculate, eunuchize, evolve into, fall into, fit, fix, flop, geld, haul around, hedge, hedge about, improve, jibe, lapse into, leaven, limit, meliorate, melt into, mitigate, moderate, modify, modulate, mutate, narrow, open into, overthrow, palliate, pass into, qualify, re-create, realign, rebuild, reconstruct, redesign, reduce, refit, reform, regulate by, remake, remodel, renew, reshape, restrain, restrict, restructure, revamp, revise, revive, ring the changes, ripen into, run into, season, set conditions, set limits, settle into, shift, shift into, shift the scene, shuffle the cards, soften, spay, subvert, swerve, tack, take a turn, temper, transform, turn, turn aside, turn into, turn the corner, turn the scale, turn the tables, turn the tide, turn to, turn upside down, undergo a change, unsex, vary, veer, warp, work a change, worsen

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  • Alter — Al ter, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Altered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Altering}.] [F. alt[ e]rer, LL. alterare, fr. L. alter other, alius other. Cf. {Else}, {Other}.] 1. To make otherwise; to change in some respect, either partially or wholly; to vary; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alter — ¹Alter 1. alter Herr/Mann, Greis, Rentner, Senior, Väterchen; (schweiz.): Ätti; (ugs.): Großvater; (ugs., oft scherzh. od. abwertend): Opa, Opi; (ugs., oft fam. scherzh. od. abwertend): Vater; (salopp abwertend): alter Knacker; (verhüll.):… …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • alter — UK US /ˈɔːltər/ verb [I or T] ► to change the appearance, character, or structure of something, or to be changed in this way: »Just last week, the company agreed to alter some of its business practices. »If they want to continue to have enough… …   Financial and business terms

  • Alter — [Basiswortschatz (Rating 1 1500)] Bsp.: • Sie ist 13 Jahre alt. • Ich kenne sein Alter nicht. • Das Alter beginnt mit 65 oder 70 (Jahren). • 3 Wochen Veranstaltungen für Kinder und Jugendliche im Alter von 12 bis 17 Jahren. • In ihrem Alter kann… …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • Alter — Alter, gewöhnlich die Bezeichnung für die letzte Periode des Lebens, sofern dasselbe sich der als normal angenommenen Gränze nähert; in physiologischer Beziehung die Zahl der von der Geburt an verflossenen Jahre; man theilt es gewöhnlich in 6… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • alter — I verb adapt, adjust, amend, change, commutare, commute, convert, deviate, immutare, innovate, invert, make innovations, metamorphose, moderate, modify, modulate, mutare, qualify, rearrange, recast, reconstruct, reorganize, temper, transform,… …   Law dictionary

  • Alter — Alter: Das altgerm. Wort für »Lebensalter, Lebenszeit, Zeit« (mhd. alter, ahd. altar, niederl. ouder‹dom›, aengl. ealdor, schwed. ålder) gehört zu der Wortgruppe von ↑ alt. Im heutigen Sprachgebrauch wird »Alter« gewöhnlich im Sinne von… …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • Alter — Sn std. (8. Jh.), mhd. alter, ahd. altar, as. aldar Stammwort. Aus g. * aldra n. (im Nordischen m., gotisch unbestimmt) Lebensalter , auch in anord. aldr m., ae. ealdor, afr. alder; gotisch nur in fram aldrs bejahrt ; vermutlich tro Bildung zu g …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • alter — (v.) late 14c., to change (something), from O.Fr. alterer change, alter, from M.L. alterare to change, from L. alter the other (of the two), from PIE *al beyond (see ALIAS (Cf. alias) (adv.)) + comparative suffix ter (Cf. OTHER (Cf …   Etymology dictionary

  • alter — s. m. 1. Raça de cavalos originária de Alter do Chão, no Alentejo. 2. Cavalo luso árabe.   ‣ Etimologia: Alter [do Chão], topônimo   • Confrontar: haltere …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • Alter — Al ter, v. i. To become, in some respects, different; to vary; to change; as, the weather alters almost daily; rocks or minerals alter by exposure. The law of the Medes and Persians, which altereth not. Dan. vi. 8. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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