verb (used without object)
Origin of tamper1
SYNONYMS FOR tamper
Related formstam·per·er, nounun·tam·pered, adjective
Examples from the Web for tampering
Because of this, tampering with the nature of one has an impact on the nature of the other.
Why is he re-introducing the idea of tampering with Medicare in an election year?
Her fellow firefighters strung a giant bra across the firehouse ceiling and endangered her life by tampering with her oxygen tank.
But the argument here is that any tampering with entitlements is a betrayal.
In 2000, Mitchell was accused of disenfranchising thousands of Floridians by tampering with voting lists.GOP-Backed Voter Fraud Laws Aim To Disenfranchise Students|Jake Heller|September 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
A further cause of disaffection lay in the general impression that the monarch was tampering with the coinage.The Swedish Revolution Under Gustavus Vasa|Paul Barron Watson
The present bill at best was but a fraud, a tampering with the national sentiment.Ireland as It Is|Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
No one dreamed of the possibility of tampering with any of the old political or social institutions of the city.
It was an odd sequence that out of all this tampering with social law came that flower of Nature, Elizabeth.The Mayor of Casterbridge|Thomas Hardy
Did ye think I'd been tampering with the interests of the firm?The Recipe for Diamonds|Charles John Cutcliffe Wright Hyne