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alteration

al·ter·a·tion

alteration

 
 
pronunciation:
awl t reI shn
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the state or process of altering.
Making a movie out of the complicated novel required substantial alteration of the plot.
synonyms:
adaptation, adjustment, change, modification, revision
antonyms:
preservation
similar words:
amendment, conversion, qualification
definition 2: the condition of being altered.
synonyms:
adaptation, adjustment, change, modification
antonyms:
preservation
similar words:
conversion, shift
definition 3: a modification or change.
The suit needs alterations for it to fit him well.
synonyms:
amendment, difference, metamorphosis, modification, qualification, transformation, variation
similar words:
change, commutation, conversion
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