tamper with

tamper with
phrasal verb [transitive]
Word forms "tamper with":
present tense I/you/we/they tamper with he/she/it tampers with present participle tampering with past tense tampered with past participle tampered with
tamper with something to touch something that you should not touch, and to change it in some way, often because you want to spoil it

It was clear that someone had tampered with the computer.

the possibility that evidence might be tampered with


English dictionary. 2014.

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