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1. interfere with, tinker with, meddle with, alter, fiddle with (informal), mess about with, muck about with (Brit. slang), monkey around with, fool about with (informal) He found his computer had been tampered with.
vi +prep obj → herumhantieren an (+dat); (with evil intent) → sich (dat) → zu schaffen machen an (+dat); plan, schedule, elections, system → herumpfuschen an (+dat) (inf); document, evidence → verfälschen; (Jur) witness → beeinflussen; (= bribe) → bestechen; the car had been tampered with → jemand hatte sich am Auto zu schaffen gemacht