[v] remove the ovaries of; "Is your cat spayed?"
[v] make or become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence; "her mood changes in accordance with the weather"; "The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season"
[v] cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
[v] insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby
[v] make an alteration to; "This dress needs to be altered"