Alter vs Chang - What's the difference?

alter | chang |


As a verb alter

is to change the form or structure of.

As a noun chang is

(often|italicized) a traditional harp of central and southwest asia.

alter

English

Alternative forms

* altre (obsolete)

Verb

(en verb)
  • To change the form or structure of.
  • * Bible, Psalms lxxxix. 34
  • My covenant will I not break, nor alter the thing that is gone out of my lips.
  • * Shakespeare
  • No power in Venice can alter a decree.
  • * Alexander Pope
  • It gilds all objects, but it alters none.
  • To become different.
  • To tailor clothes to make them fit.
  • To castrate, neuter or spay (a dog or other animal).
  • (obsolete) To agitate; to affect mentally.
  • (Milton)

    Derived terms

    * alterer * alterability * alterative * alterable * alterably

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    chang

    English

    Alternative forms

    *

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (often, italicized) A traditional harp of central and southwest Asia
  • See also

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