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To alter something is to make it different in some particular way, such as in size, style, or course. How does alter compare to change? Find out on Thesaurus.com.
Example sentences from the Web for alter
The Covid-19 effect that has altered our day-to-day habits in 2020 may have its greatest impact on the upcoming holiday shopping season.
Other studies have shown that the ducks can alter their typical migratory journeys in responses to changes in the environment.A climate anomaly may have worsened the 1918 pandemic and WWI|Kate Baggaley|September 25, 2020|Popular Science
The pandemic has significantly altered the economy and the job market, including for workers just starting their careers.New poll finds voters under 30 are motivated — and the economy looms larger than ever for them|Eugene Scott|September 23, 2020|Washington Post
Instead of trying to alter those microbiomes, which can be difficult, pregnant women could receive the needed metabolites directly.A mother mouse’s gut microbes help wire her pup’s brain|Carolyn Wilke|September 23, 2020|Science News
Despite its non-conventional look, Mo-DBRS opens the door to analyzing brain signals in humans in environments close to the real world, while also having the ability to alter those brain signals wirelessly with a few taps on a tablet.Want to Decode the Human Brain? There’s a New System for That, and It’s Pretty Wild|Shelly Fan|September 22, 2020|Singularity Hub
They dye their hair and alter their clothes, but not enough to attract attention from authorities.North Korea’s Secret Movie Bootleggers: How Western Films Make It Into the Hermit Kingdom|Lizzie Crocker|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He even allegedly had a nickname for his violent, aggressive alter ego: Rick.Creed Singer Scott Stapp’s Fall From Grace: From 40 Million Albums Sold to Living in a Holiday Inn|Marlow Stern|November 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some of the things Lawrence had to alter from the book involved President Coin, played by Julianne Moore.‘Mockingjay’s’ Mastermind: Francis Lawrence on the Book vs. Movie, ISIS Parallels, and More|Marlow Stern|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Both Trudeau and Alter, levelheaded as they are, are extremely meticulous about their production.
“Democrats say, ‘The only Republicans I like are the ones I see on Alpha House,’” Alter says.
Sinus duo sunt maiores, vastque; alter is, qui S. Laurentij gurges; alter, qui Francius appellatur.
The Federal Reserve Board reserves the right to add to, alter, or amend these regulations.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
Cert alter nostrm magnam itineris partem ger, debilitatsque iacuit.
Nam neque id diu fuit, & semper altero decumbente, alter stetit.
Ergo statim ex Aquitania euocatus Sacerdos vnus, alter ex ipsa Francia desumptus.