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To come into conformity, as with one's surroundings; become suited, as to one's associates, circumstances, etc.
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  1. To come into conformity, as with one's surroundings; become suited, as to one's associates, circumstances, etc.
  2. (Mil.) To correct (the gun sight, one's aim, etc.) in firing
  3. To move or change (something) so as to be in a more effective arrangement or desired condition:
To make less extreme, severe, or strong:
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  1. To make less extreme, severe, or strong:
  2. To limit or reduce slightly; moderate
  3. To change or alter; esp., to change slightly or partially in character, form, etc.
To model again
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  1. To model again
  2. (Physiology) To maintain (bone tissue) in dynamic equilibrium through the resorption and deposition of bone at a given site.
  3. To change the appearance, layout, or furnishings of.
(Linguistics) To deduce the form and properties of (a protolanguage or an unattested word) based on evidence from attested languages, such as cognate words.
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  1. (Linguistics) To deduce the form and properties of (a protolanguage or an unattested word) based on evidence from attested languages, such as cognate words.
  2. To construct again; rebuild.
  3. To build up, from remaining parts or other evidence, a concept or reproduction of (something in its original or complete form)
To deprive of essential virility, vigor, or significance by mutilating, expurgating, subjugating, etc.; emasculate
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  1. To deprive of essential virility, vigor, or significance by mutilating, expurgating, subjugating, etc.; emasculate
  2. To remove the ovaries of (a female); spay.
  3. To remove the testicles of; emasculate; geld
To sterilize (a female animal) by removing the ovaries
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  1. To sterilize (a female animal) by removing the ovaries
  2. To remove surgically the ovaries of (an animal).
To render ineffective or powerless:
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  1. To render ineffective or powerless:
  2. To castrate or spay.
  3. To castrate or spay (an animal)
To remove part or all of the reproductive organs of; neuter.
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  1. To remove part or all of the reproductive organs of; neuter.
  2. To suppress or lessen the sexual characteristics of
  3. To remove the sex organs of
To castrate a horse or other similar animal.
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  1. To castrate a horse or other similar animal.
  2. To castrate (a horse, for example).
  3. To deprive of anything essential; weaken
(Economics) To place (gold) in safekeeping so as not to affect the supply of money or credit.
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  1. (Economics) To place (gold) in safekeeping so as not to affect the supply of money or credit.
  2. To make free of living microorganisms, as by subjecting to great heat or chemical action
  3. To eliminate the ability of a person or animal to produce offspring, as by altering or removing the reproductive organs.
To deprive of strength or vigor; weaken.
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  1. To deprive of strength or vigor; weaken.
  2. To deprive (a male) of the power to reproduce, as by removing the testicles; castrate; geld
  3. To destroy the strength or force of; weaken
To castrate a cockerel in order to fatten it for table use
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  1. To castrate a cockerel in order to fatten it for table use
To damage or mar (an object):
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  1. To damage or mar (an object):
  2. To injure severely or disfigure, especially by cutting off tissue or body parts.
  3. To cut off or damage a limb or other important part of (a person or animal)
To correct or set right; adjust:
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  1. To correct or set right; adjust:
  2. (--- Informal) To take revenge upon (someone); get even with.
  3. To influence the outcome or actions of (something) by improper or unlawful means:
To cause to be different:
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  1. To cause to be different:
  2. To lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; switch:
  3. To put a fresh covering on:
To aid in the growth of; strengthen:
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  1. To aid in the growth of; strengthen:
  2. To cause (one's personality, a bud, etc.) to unfold or evolve gradually
  3. To come to have gradually; acquire:
(Physics) To disintegrate in a process of radioactive decay or particle decay.
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  1. (Physics) To disintegrate in a process of radioactive decay or particle decay.
  2. (Electronics) To decrease gradually in magnitude. Used of voltage or current.
  3. To cause to decay
To cause to be different:
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  1. To cause to be different:
  2. To lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; switch:
  3. To put a fresh covering on:
To limit or reduce slightly; moderate
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  1. To limit or reduce slightly; moderate
  2. (Linguis.) To change the form of a morpheme to indicate grammatical relations or derivation
  3. (Linguistics) To change (a vowel) by umlaut.
To change; specif., to undergo or cause to undergo genetic or linguistic mutation
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  1. To change; specif., to undergo or cause to undergo genetic or linguistic mutation
To perform or accomplish by rotating or revolving:
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  1. To perform or accomplish by rotating or revolving:
  2. To move in a rotary manner so as to change position
  3. To cause to change intentions, actions, etc. [to turn someone from his purpose]
To make different from one another
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  1. To make different from one another
  2. To undergo change in any way; become different
  3. To change in form, appearance, nature, substance, etc.; alter; modify
To deprive of essential virility, vigor, or significance by mutilating, expurgating, subjugating, etc.; emasculate
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  1. To deprive of essential virility, vigor, or significance by mutilating, expurgating, subjugating, etc.; emasculate
  2. To remove the ovaries of (a female); spay.
  3. To remove the testicles of; emasculate; geld
To correct or set right; adjust:
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  1. To correct or set right; adjust:
  2. (--- Informal) To take revenge upon (someone); get even with.
  3. To influence the outcome or actions of (something) by improper or unlawful means:
To castrate a horse or other similar animal.
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  1. To castrate a horse or other similar animal.
  2. To castrate (a horse, for example).
  3. To deprive of anything essential; weaken
To render ineffective or powerless:
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  1. To render ineffective or powerless:
  2. To castrate or spay.
  3. To castrate or spay (an animal)
To sterilize (a female animal) by removing the ovaries
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  1. To sterilize (a female animal) by removing the ovaries
  2. To remove surgically the ovaries of (an animal).
(Economics) To place (gold) in safekeeping so as not to affect the supply of money or credit.
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  1. (Economics) To place (gold) in safekeeping so as not to affect the supply of money or credit.
  2. To make free of living microorganisms, as by subjecting to great heat or chemical action
  3. To eliminate the ability of a person or animal to produce offspring, as by altering or removing the reproductive organs.
To deprive of sexual capacity or sexual attributes.
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  1. To deprive of sexual capacity or sexual attributes.
  2. To deprive of sexual power
  3. To deprive of the qualities considered characteristic of one's sex; esp., to make unwomanly
Find another word for alter. In this page you can discover 36 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for alter, like: adjust, modify, remodel, reconstruct, castrate, spay, neuter, desex, geld, sterilize and asexualize.