Definition of alterate in English:

alterate

(also alterated)

verb

  • with object To alter, change.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Guy de Chauliac's Grande Chirurgie. From post-classical Latin alterat-, past participial stem of alterare alter.

Pronunciation

alterate

/ˈɒltəreɪt//ˈɔːltəreɪt/