Definition of alteration
1 : the act or process of altering something <The dress needs alteration for a proper fit.> : the state of being altered
2 : the result of changing or altering something <She made some alterations to her will.>
Examples of alteration in a sentence
the alteration of the pattern
They did a good job on the dress alteration.
He made alterations in his will.
Origin and Etymology of alteration
First Known Use: 14th century
ALTERATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of alteration for English Language Learners
: the act, process, or result of changing or altering something
ALTERATION Defined for Kids
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