HyperDic: altered

English > 3 senses of the word altered:
ADJECTIVEallalteredchanged in form or character without becoming something else
allaltered, neuteredhaving testicles or ovaries removed
allaltered, adaptedchanged in order to improve or made more fit for a particular purpose
altered > pronunciation
Soundsao'lterd
RhymesAbelard ... word / Word: 269 rhymes with erd...
English > altered: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningchanged in form or character without becoming something else.
Examples
  • "the altered policy promised success"
  • "following an altered course we soon found ourselves back in civilization"
  • "he looked...with clouded eyes and with an altered manner of breathing"- Charles Dickens
Narroweradjusted(especially of garments) having the fit or style adjusted
changedmade or become different in some respect
emended, editedimproved or corrected by critical editing
paraphrasticAltered by paraphrasing
revisedimproved or brought up to date
Oppositeunaltered, unchangedRemaining in an original state
Spanishalterado
Catalanalterat
English > altered: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving testicles or ovaries removed.
Synonymneutered
Broadercastrated, unsexeddeprived of sexual capacity or sexual attributes
English > altered: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningchanged in order to improve or made more fit for a particular purpose.
Example "instructions altered to suit the children's different ages"
Synonymadapted
Broadermodifiedchanged in form or character
Spanishadaptado

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