- alter ego,
- alter idem,
- altered chord,
- altered state of consciousness
Origin of alteration
Examples from the Web for alteration
Close was so distraught by the alteration that she initially refused to take part in the re-shoot.Return of the Bunny Boiler: Fatal Attraction’s World Stage Premiere|Nico Hines|March 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If they liked it, fine; if not, they would often suggest an alteration.
No alteration of the facts of life is necessary, but only a change of attitude.
Such acts might easily be made use of by the Emperor and his council to effect an alteration in the character of those bodies.The Thirty Years' War|Samuel Rawson Gardiner
It is unnecessary to say that the heated wines had not experienced the least alteration.Louis Pasteur|Ren Vallery-Radot
The effect of this alteration would be to remove also the useless and improper restriction on the sale of game.
We have shown that as for the alteration of Crates, it makes no difference whether it be read so or not.
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.