Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of alter.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Changed; different.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. changed in order to improve or made more fit for a particular purpose
  • adj. changed in form or character without becoming something else
  • adj. having testicles or ovaries removed

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Examples

  • His expression altered subtly, his gaze becoming both lambent and predatory.

    My Seduction

  • However, when Basilisco looked at those with what he calls "altered somatization," he found that "patients with altered somatization are four times more likely to report lactose intolerance."

    Lactose intolerance may sometimes be in the head, not the gut

  • Lord Chancellor, and increased in acerbity as he described what he called the altered mind of his honourable and learned friend the

    The Prime Minister

  • Then he said some very heavy things against the Lord Chancellor, and increased in acerbity as he described what he called the altered mind of his honourable and learned friend the Attorney-General.

    The Prime Minister

  • In response, Martika's greatest hits album was repackaged with its title altered to "Toy Soldiers: The Best of Martika."

    kenneth in the (212)

  • It seems that "altered" is all the rage, and has been for several years.

    Altered Boxes

  • Prize-winning American artist Mimi Shapiro, who specializes in altered books, and acclaimed British designer Paul Johnson, who will discuss the book as architecture, are among the speakers.

    Pyramid Atlantic set to open the Book Arts Fair

  • What we lack in altered skeletons we make up for in bunions

    The Female Body in Corset | Edwardian Promenade

  • Trick-or-treating came to us, in altered form, from that hallowed country across the pond.

    Kathy Kemper: The Grinch of Halloween

  • NOTE: This DD214 appears to have been altered from the original by inserting the remarks highlighted in yellow.

    JACK KAZANJIAN

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