Close was so distraught by the alteration that she initially refused to take part in the re-shoot.
If they liked it, fine; if not, they would often suggest an alteration.
They had done their best; nothing more was possible in the way of addition or alteration—for good or ill the die was cast.
It is not a matter of decency, of alteration or improvement in manners.
The colour will not be subject to any alteration when the distance and the quality of air have a reciprocal proportion.
Though La Salle related to us all his calamities, yet never did I remark in him the least alteration.
Besides the alteration that two years sometimes makes in a man, Jasper had made a considerable alteration on himself.
"But the dress may need some alteration," persisted Madeleine.
This necessarily results in the alteration or omission of these features, and hence arise many modifications of original forms.
The king knew of nothing that could have produced such an alteration.
late 14c., "action of altering," from Old French alteracion (14c.) "change, alteration," and directly from Medieval Latin alterationem (nominative alteratio), noun of action from past participle stem of Late Latin alterare (see alter). Meaning "change in character or appearance" is from 1530s; that of "change in ready-made clothes to suit a customer's specifications" is from 1901. Related: Alterations.