Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Changed; different.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of alter.

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

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

Etymologies

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Examples

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

    My Seduction

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

    My Seduction

  • 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

  • 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

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

    Archive 2007-09-01

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