Definition of alteration:
readjustment, revolution, remodeling, variety, qualification, qualifying, innovation, revisal, exchange, accommodation, correction, renewal, revise, registration, allowance, rewrite, limiting, vicissitude, rescript, novelty, renewing, permutation, fitting, adaption, transmutation.
- change (part of speech: noun)
- conversion (part of speech: noun)
The public were never allowed a choice; the great majority of an audience even now cannot be expected to carry the real Shakspeare in their mind, so as to pursue a comparison between that and the alteration.- "Biographical Essays", Thomas de Quincey.
Nevertheless, if you think you can put up with the new state of things, there need be little alteration in your present mode of life, my dear Rupert; if you will only make a generous effort to alter your line of conduct.- "The Light of Scarthey", Egerton Castle.
- "The Memoirs of Louis XIV., Volume 12 And His Court and of The Regency", Duc de Saint-Simon.