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Princeton's WordNet

  1. neutering, fixing, alteringnoun

    the sterilization of an animal

    "they took him to the vet for neutering"


  1. altering

    Altering refers to the process of changing, modifying, adjusting, or transforming something to suit different conditions or purposes, often aimed at improvement or correction. It can be applied in various contexts such as appearance, plans, behavior, clothes, etc.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Altering

    of Alter

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  1. relating

  2. triangle

  3. Triangle

  4. alerting

  5. integral

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of altering in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of altering in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of altering in a Sentence

  1. Laura Ingraham:

    So they want to control language, instill fear and enforce rules with specific and implicit threats, and, of course, in some cases, life-altering punishment. … enter(s) the notion of what the anti-racist curriculum really is. It’s largely the brainchild of Ibram Kendi, and it embodies their supposed aim of promoting diversity, equity and inclusion in our schools.

  2. British Prime Minister David Cameron:

    This would be the first time in our history that a group of nationalists from one part of our country would be involved in altering the direction of the government of our country, i think that's a frightening prospect.

  3. Carly Fiorina:

    From what I read, somehow the charge is that they falsified government identities because that's true obviously, that's not good, but I only know what I read at this point, but I think it's pretty clear that we now know what goes on in Planned Parenthood clinics, here's what I know: Planned Parenthood has been trafficking in body parts. Planned Parenthood has been altering late-term abortion techniques to this specific purpose of harvesting body parts.

  4. Antonia Nemanich:

    We wanted to catch this population of kids that are getting into this stuff unintentionally, we know they’re not seeking it out as a mind-altering substance. We knew subjectively they were at high risk because we’d see a lot of exposures in the ER, and they’re very likely to just put something in their mouth that looks tasty.

  5. Division Superintendent Heather Ramore:

    The victim suffered massive trauma that was both life-threatening and life-altering, the attack was meant to end the victim's life.

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