He throws every fiber of his being into each performance, altering his posture, elocution, temperament, and more.
Last year, Google reduced its tax burden by $3.1 billion by altering its tax practices.
Both keep up the appearance of gaining ground, often omitting or altering facts.
But Francis has also implied that his hands are tied when it comes to changing doctrine or altering church teachings.
In this case, it is the Obama administration that is taking the radical part and altering the rules of the game.
He drew a long breath, for there was a heavy, rustling sound above, as if the man on the roof was altering his position.
At Beaurepaire they were making and altering wedding-dresses.
They tell me you're altering your Will in favour of your son.
Direct payments by the proprietors for altering and writing plays.
The carpenter was for altering her, and for cutting adrift the old hulk alongside.
late 14c., "to change (something)," from Old French alterer "change, alter," from Medieval Latin alterare "to change," from Latin alter "the other (of the two)," from PIE *al- "beyond" (see alias (adv.)) + comparative suffix -ter (cf. other). Intransitive sense "to become otherwise" first recorded 1580s. Related: Altered; altering.