Definitions of altering

  1. of Alter

Usage examples for altering

  1. As the surgeon was expected every moment, they were fearful of altering the position of the wounded arm until his arrival. – Christmas Stories by Edward Berens
  2. We are altering the ideal: it is easier. – Orthodoxy by G. K. Chesterton
  3. He felt himself grow pale; and when Lucy turned, and seeing him near, addressed him in the anxious and soft tone which she thought due to her uncle's friend on his recovery, Mauleverer bowed, confused and silent; and that green- eyed passion, which would have convulsed the mind of a true lover, altering a little the course of its fury, effectually disturbed the manner of the courtier. – Paul Clifford, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  4. And who, as Kitty often asked tragically in the days and weeks that followed, could have known that by doing so " they were altering their fates for ever"? – Kitty Trenire by Mabel Quiller-Couch
  5. Just then the brig, altering her course, stood directly for us. – The Three Lieutenants by W.H.G. Kingston