Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. altération,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. alter, another—al (root of alius, other), and the old comp. suffix -ter = Eng. -ther.
Alter ad superna erigit, alter deprimit ad inferna.
"The Anatomy of Melancholy" by Democritus Junior
Unless periodically examined and properly trimmed, its shape is liable to serious alteration.
"Diseases of the Horse's Foot" by Harry Caulton Reeks
But this state of things had been very much altered since the abolition of slavery.
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus" by American Anti-Slavery Society
Mayhap you may think it is a weakness, but I do not desire to see it altered.
"Caleb Williams" by William Godwin
Everywhere the man who alters things begins by liking things.
"All Things Considered" by G. K. Chesterton
It seemed to himself that his very mind and spirit were altered.
"John Caldigate" by Anthony Trollope
In no detail did he alter, nor in a muscle.
"Where the Trail Divides" by Will Lillibridge
A visible alteration in the lady for the worse.
"Clarissa, Volume 7" by Samuel Richardson
Will you, Virtuous Men, allow no alteration of Offences?
"The Spectator, Volumes 1, 2 and 3" by Joseph Addison and Richard Steele
I shouldn't like to have the altering of her.
"Mr. Scarborough's Family" by Anthony Trollope
Grave mother of majestic works,
From her isle-alter gazing down,
Who, God-like, grasps the triple forks,
And, King-like, wears the crown:
"Freedom" by Alfred Lord Tennyson
Bitter for sweet no human hand can alter
Nor bid one sorrow pass,
With sudden stroke our darling little Walter
Was laid beneath the grass
"Lamentation" by Nora Pembroke
We pray, in hopes they will be kind,
As if they did regard our state;
They hear, and the return we find
Is, that no prayers can alter Fate.
"Songs Set To Music: 4. Set" by Matthew Prior
Forms have changed and words have altered,
But the things remain the same;
Still doth man enslave his brother,--
Always master, save in name.
"Discouragement" by John Lawson Stoddard
'Twas alter'd, and yet it was like
To some that in Summer had blown;
It was sadder and paler, methought,
Than those that I sometime had known.
"Reply To Being Asked To Paint A Flower In Winter, With A Forget-Me-Not" by Caroline Fry
We came over the moor-top
Through air streaming and green-lit,
Stone farms foundering in it,
Valleys of grass altering
In a light neither dawn
"The Great Carbuncle" by Sylvia Plath
NCAA Won't Alter Marijuana Rule After States Decriminalize Use.
The play altered momentum and caused the Cubs to unravel.
That event unleashed a gush of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, creating an environmental catastrophe and forever altering life along those shores.
There are two kinds of people: Ones who look forward to going home for holidays and ones who don't abuse their mood altering medications.
This sound is altered and amplified by the nasal cavity, throat and mouth to form a person's distinct voice.
Don't Alter Rape Law Because of Smith Case.
It's the "Gropez Line" — a tiny, newly altered boundary in the City Council district map that helps lecherous Assemblyman Vito Lopez but also brings potential political.
Out of all of the songs in this mix 'Payphone' from Maroon Five is the most altered.
Desert Debate: Reid and Angle Do Little to Alter the Race.
From babydolls to high-waist panties, Dollhouse Bettie is stocked with the kind of persona-altering vintage lingerie that invokes the spirit of busty pinup babes like Bettie Page.
Jason Schwartzman — his television alter ego — with Ted Danson, center, and Zach Galifianakis in HBO's "Bored to Death.".
Peyton Manning drastically alters odds on XLVII.
Stay calm in any situation by learning the life-altering secrets of equilibrium .
Estrogenic EDCs can alter the normal levels of the hormone estrogen in humans and wildlife populations.
Inventor's silicon chips alter the future.
Here, we omit the normalization coeﬃcient before the integral since it does not alter the behaviour of system near critical point.
Critical properties of random anisotropy magnets
The dynamics is an iterative process because ﬂipping of a spin alters the net ﬁeld on its neighbors, and may necessitate the ﬂipping of neighbors and their neighbors.
Hysteresis in Ferromagnetic Random Field Ising Model with an Arbitrary Initial State
The conclusion is not altered by the introduction of a cosmological constant in the FLRW regions.
No Swiss-cheese universe on the brane
The duality rotation (7) for a complex unit parameter |b| = 1 changes the type of electromagnetic ﬁeld not altering the metric line element.
Weyl metrics and the generating conjecture
We note, however, that by altering the size of the bit stream downward (say n = 10, 000), we have been able to cause the von Neumann de-skewed variant to fail the runs test.
Random Numbers from Astronomical Imaging