Definitions for Alterationˌɔl təˈreɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. change, alteration, modification(noun)

    an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another

    "the change was intended to increase sales"; "this storm is certainly a change for the worse"; "the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago"

  2. alteration, modification, adjustment(noun)

    the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)

  3. revision, alteration(noun)

    the act of revising or altering (involving reconsideration and modification)

    "it would require a drastic revision of his opinion"


  1. alteration(Noun)

    The act of altering or making different.

  2. alteration(Noun)

    The state of being altered; a change made in the form or nature of a thing; changed condition.

  3. Origin: From alteracion (French altération), from alteratio.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Alteration(noun)

    the act of altering or making different

  2. Alteration(noun)

    the state of being altered; a change made in the form or nature of a thing; changed condition

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Alteration' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4623

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Alteration' in Nouns Frequency: #2271

Translations for Alteration

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • үҙгәртеү, үҙгәреүBashkir
  • alteracióCatalan, Valencian
  • cambio, modificación, alteraciónSpanish
  • muutosFinnish
  • caochladh, mùthadh, atharrachadhScottish Gaelic
  • alteraciónGalician
  • forandring, endring, omslagNorwegian
  • ପରିବର୍ତ୍ତନOriya
  • alteraçãoPortuguese
  • alterare, schimbare, alterațieRomanian
  • переме́на, перестро́йка, переде́лка, переду́мывание, преобразова́ние, переде́лывание, измене́ниеRussian

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