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Synonyms for alteration
ˌɔl təˈreɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alteration, modification, adjustment(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    accenting, accentuation, emphasizing

  2. revision, alteration(noun)

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

    "it would require a drastic revision of his opinion"

    Synonyms:
    advertizing, advert, advertizement, ad, advertisement, publicizing, advertising

  3. 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"

    Synonyms:
    instant, flashbulb, flashgun, heartbeat, news bulletin, flash, photoflash, split second, flare, flash bulb, wink, newsbreak, flashing, newsflash, jiffy, ostentation, flash lamp, blink of an eye, fanfare, trice, twinkling

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. alteration(n)

    A change is a passing from one state or form to another, any act or process by which a thing becomes unlike what it was before, or the unlikeness so produced; we say a change was taking place, or the change that had taken place was manifest. Mutation is a more formal word for change, often suggesting repeated or continual change; as, the mutations of fortune. Novelty is a change to what is new, or the newness of that to which a change is made; as, he was perpetually desirous of novelty. Revolution is specifically and most commonly a change of government. Variation is a partial change in form, qualities, etc., but especially in position or action; as, the variation of the magnetic needle or of the pulse. Variety is a succession of changes or an intermixture of different things, and is always thought of as agreeable. Vicissitude is sharp, sudden, or violent change, always thought of as surprising and often as disturbing or distressing; as, the vicissitudes of politics. Transition is change by passing from one place or state to another, especially in a natural, regular, or orderly way; as, the transition from spring to summer, or from youth to manhood. An innovation is a change that breaks in upon an established order or custom; as, an innovation in religion or politics. For the distinctions between the other words compare the synonyms for CHANGE, v. In the religious sense regeneration is the vital renewing of the soul by the power of the divine Spirit; conversion is the conscious and manifest change from evil to good, or from a lower to a higher spiritual state; as, in Luke xxii, 32, "when thou art converted, strengthen thy brethren." In popular use conversion is the most common word to express the idea of regeneration.

    Synonyms:
    change, change, conversion, diversity, innovation, mutation, novelty, regeneration, renewal, renewing, revolution, transformation, transition, transmutation, variation, variety, vicissitude

    Antonyms:
    constancy, continuance, firmness, fixedness, fixity, identity, invariability, permanence, persistence, steadiness, unchangeableness, uniformity

    Preposition:
    We have made a change for the better; the change from winter to spring; the change of a liquid to or into a gas; a change in quality; a change by absorption or oxidation.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. alteration(n.)

    Synonyms:
    change, variation, mutation, vicissitude, modification, deviation, variance, turn

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How to use alteration in a sentence?

  1. William Shakespeare, Sonnet cxvi:

    Let me not to the marriage of true minds Admit impediments: love is not love Which alters when it alteration finds.

  2. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    Major societal and individual enhancements are only achievable with extraordinary alteration of the thought process.

  3. Christophe Snoeck:

    When it comes to light chemical elements( such as carbon and oxygen), these are heavily altered but for heavier elements such as strontium no alteration was observed, on the contrary, thanks to the high temperatures reached, the structure of the bone is modified and making the bone resistant to post-mortem exchanges with burial soil.

  4. Vice President Joe Biden:

    We're not looking to embarrass him, we're not looking for regime change. We're not looking for any fundamental alteration of the circumstances inside Russia. We're looking for him to, in our view, act rationally.

  5. William Shakespeare, Sonnet CXVI:

    Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.

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