What does the word alter mean?

Usage examples for alter

  1. I had determined at one time that the memory of these evils should die with me, but you have won me to alter my determination. – Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
  2. " That would hardly alter your position, except that you would be then, not heir, but master," she says, smiling sweetly at him. – Molly Bawn by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
  3. I perceived also the useful part that had been played by Philippa's pony, but it did not alter the fact that Master Eddy was showing his gratitude like a hero. – Further Experiences of an Irish R.M. by E. OEnone Somerville Martin Ross