Definition of Alters
1. Verb. (third-person singular of alter) ¹
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Definition of Alters
1. alter [v] - See also: alter
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Literary usage of Alters
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptomes by Robert Burton (1836)
"... it produceth several kinds of madness and dotage; of which in their place. matter, alters the brain and functions of it. Paracelsus wholly rejects and ..."
2. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1864)
"In pursuance of this resolution, the gate was erected and adorned with the curious piece of wood-carving, representing, with various alters. ..."
3. The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury by Thomas ( Hobbes (1841)
"... and declines the weight of other things, and alters the true state of the question, it is a shrewd sign either that he hath not weighed all things ..."
4. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1889)
"... may sue and be sued as before, and that the directory has assigned to trustees alters the case only so far as to make the trustees necessary parties. ..."
5. The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best by Lindley Murray (1815)
"... the short into long, according to the importance of the word with regard to meaning. Emphasis alfo, in particular cafes, alters the feat of the accent. ..."
6. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1837)
"... alters more rapidly than the one ago, vanishes with the age it —gods and heroes, countries and generations, ..."
7. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke (1830)
"Unsuccessful Conspiracies in Lisbon—Trial of the Conspirators—Miguel alters the Sentence of Banishment into Death, mtd banishes those who had been ..."