What does alteration mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term alteration:


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"

Wiktionary

  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.

Wikipedia

  1. Alteration

    In music, alteration is the use of a neighboring pitch in the chromatic scale in place of its diatonic neighbor.

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

  3. Origin: [Cf. F. altration.]

Editors Contribution

  1. alteration

    The act and process of to alter.

    The alteration to the wedding dress took an efficient amount of time.

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

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of alteration in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of alteration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7



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