altar vs. alter – The Correct Way to Use Each | Confusing Words
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Altar

Definition:

A table or flat surface where religious rituals take place

Examples:

The family approached the altar where the priest stood.

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Alter

Definition:

cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Examples:

The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city

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