What are some alternative words for tamper?

Synonyms for tamper
ˈtæm pər

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term tamper.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tamp, tamper, tamping bar(verb)

    a tool for tamping (e.g., for tamping tobacco into a pipe bowl or a charge into a drill hole etc.)

    tamp, tamping bar

  2. tamper, fiddle, monkey(verb)

    play around with or alter or falsify, usually secretively or dishonestly

    "Someone tampered with the documents on my desk"; "The reporter fiddle with the facts"

    shrink from, shirk, muck about, monkey, goldbrick, potter, play, monkey around, tinker, muck around, putter, toy, meddle, mess around, fiddle, diddle

  3. meddle, tamper(verb)

    intrude in other people's affairs or business; interfere unwantedly

    "Don't meddle in my affairs!"

    meddle, fiddle, monkey

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. tamper

    meddle, intermeddle, dabble, intrigue, deal secretly

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tamper(v. n.)

    meddle, intermeddle, dabble, have to do (in a tentative way)

  2. tamper(v. n.)

    intrigue, deal secretly

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. tamper(v)

    meddle, tinker

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    falsify, alter

How to pronounce tamper?

US English

How to say tamper in sign language?

  1. tamper

Words popularity by usage frequency


How to use tamper in a sentence?

  1. Banja Tejan-Sie:

    Sierra Leoneans want to express themselves clearly that they will not sit back and allow anybody to tamper with the constitution that we have strived so hard with our blood and limbs to protect and to defend over the years.

  2. Isaac Mamboza:

    We have discovered that beekeeping can help to protect our forests, most of our beehives are on trees near our dam - no one will tamper with (them).

  3. Thomas Eoannou:

    Hopefully they get the bottom of how this bag got open, by whom, and when, where the real evidence is, and it is established why anyone would have an incentive to tamper with a rape kit.

  4. Stephan Necknig:

    The arrest warrant was made because of a risk that evidence might be suppressed, during a search last week there were signs that the accused may tamper with evidence. To influence other suspects or witnesses, or people who could provide information to the investigating authorities.

  5. Ben Carson:

    Just for the record, let me make it extremely clear that I am extremely pro-Second Amendment and there's no question about it, and I would never, never allow for anybody to tamper with that right because it is so important.

Translations for tamper

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • snydeDanish
  • einmischen, fälschenGerman
  • manipular, alterarSpanish
  • sormeilla, peukaloida, kajotaFinnish
  • tripoter, tasse-braise, altérer, compromettre, bidouiller, trafiquerFrench
  • eiga við, fikta, fikta íIcelandic
  • manomettereItalian
  • 弄る, 弄くるJapanese
  • pororua, rawekeMāori
  • met, manipuleren, prutsenDutch
  • adulterarPortuguese
  • фальсифицировать, подделывать, пест, возиться, портить, искажать, наносить ущербRussian
  • krivotvoriti, falsificirati, manipuliratiSerbo-Croatian
  • manipulera, mixtraSwedish
  • rüşvetle kandırmak, hile karıştırmak, karıştırmakTurkish
  • 篡改Chinese

Get even more translations for tamper »


Find a translation for the tamper synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Український (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Images & Illustrations of tamper

  1. tamper

Discuss these tamper synonyms with the community:


Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:


"tamper." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 3 Jun 2020. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/tamper>.

Are we missing a good synonym for tamper?

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for tamper:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.