alter[ awl-ter ]SEE DEFINITION OF alter
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ALTER
This, I dare say, will make them alter their behaviour to you.
To this he consents; but he has not courage to alter the family customs.
Christine might be right, but that did not alter things for him.
They often say in their Gnomic aphorisms, ‘Even the Gods cannot alter the past.’
It was all in vain, he confesses; he could not alter the convictions of the Empress.
To say that an officer is never, for any object, to alter his orders, is what I cannot comprehend.
I cannot say that I am pleased with all I have written—yet will not now alter it.
That she would so alter her affairs that I might be entangled in no lawsuits.
"That is one of the habits I must alter in the children," thought Constance.
However much you may try to explain it, you cannot alter it.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR ALTER
- act upon
- argue into
- be recognized
- bring to bear
- carry weight
- get at
- have a part in
- impact on
- pull strings
- talk into
- work upon