Definition of Alteration:

  1. Legal: Change made to a legal document (such as a deed or will) that may affect its validity. If the change alters the sense or effect of a legal document, that document is generally invalidated.

  2. General: Change that does not affect the basic character or structure of the thing it is applied to. See also modification and alteration.

Synonyms of Alteration

About-face, Accommodation, Adaptation, Adjustment, Amelioration, Analysis, Anatomization, Apostasy, Atomization, Betterment, Break, Change, Change of heart, Changeableness, Changeover, Constructive change, Continuity, Conversion, Defection, Degeneration, Degenerative change, Demarcation, Desynonymization, Deterioration, Deviation, Difference, Differencing, Differentiation, Discontinuity, Discrimination, Disequalization, Disjunction, Distinction, Distinguishment, Divergence, Diversification, Diversion, Diversity, Division, Fitting, Flip-flop, Fluctuation, Gradual change, Improvement, Individualization, Individuation, Melioration, Metamorphosis, Mitigation, Modification, Modulation, Mutation, Overthrow, Particularization, Passage, Personalization, Qualification, Radical change, Re-creation, Realignment, Redesign, Reform, Reformation, Remaking, Renewal, Reshaping, Restructuring, Reversal, Revision, Revival, Revivification, Revolution, Segregation, Separation, Severalization, Severance, Shift, Shilly-shally, Specialization, Sudden change, Switch, Total change, Transformation, Transit, Transition, Turn, Turnabout, Upheaval, Vacillation, Variation, Variety, Violent change, Wavering, Worsening

How to use Alteration in a sentence?

  1. Me had to make an alteration to the item we bought because it was a bit too long for what we needed.
  2. You may need to make an alteration to a business plan if you want to continue down that path but something has changed.
  3. We had to engage in an alteration of the document to reflect the changes that had taken place in the organization.

Meaning of Alteration & Alteration Definition