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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the act of altering something secretly or improperly;
[syn: meddling, tampering]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Tamper \Tam"per\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Tampered; p. pr. & vb. n. Tampering.] [A corruption of temper.] 1. To meddle; to be busy; to try little experiments; as, to tamper with a disease. [1913 Webster] 'T is dangerous tampering with a muse. --Roscommon. [1913 Webster] 2. To meddle so as to alter, injure, or vitiate a thing. [1913 Webster] 3. To deal unfairly; to practice secretly; to use bribery. [1913 Webster] Others tampered For Fleetwood, Desborough, and Lambert. --Hudibras. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

tampering n 1: the act of altering something secretly or improperly [syn: meddling, tampering]