Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: verb

Definitions: (verb) If you alter something, you change it, usually in a small way.

Examples: (verb) The company need to alter the way they do business if they want to increase profits. (verb) The design can be easily altered by selecting new colours, materials, etc.

Synonyms: verbs: change, adjust, modify.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 5 A

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