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Altered - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Altered' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Altered [ imp. & p. p.]
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Meaning of 'Altered' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . altered [ a]
Meaning (1):
- changed in form or character without becoming something else
Example in sentence:
  • following an altered course we soon found ourselves back in civilization;
  • he looked...with clouded eyes and with an altered manner of breathing;
  • the altered policy promised success
2 . altered [ s]
Meaning (2):
- changed in order to improve or made more fit for a particular purpose
Example in sentence:
  • instructions altered to suit the children's different ages;
  • seeds precisely adapted to the area