modify definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to improve in type or personality; alter.
    • to produce less extreme, severe, or powerful: refused to change her stand on the problem.
    • Grammar To qualify or reduce concept of. Including, summer time modifies time when you look at the expression a summer time.
    • Linguistics to improve (a vowel) by umlaut.
    • to alter somewhat the shape or attributes of; to improve part of one thing while making most components unchanged; to change notably
    • To limit or decrease in extent or level; to reasonable; to qualify; to reduce.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • become or be altered; change.
  • verb:
    • To make partial modifications to.
    • becoming or come to be modified.
    • add a modifier to a constituent
    • make less serious or harsh or severe
    • cause to improve; make various; cause a transformation
  • others:
    • To be considered; especially, to moderate or reduce in level or degree.
    • to improve the properties, kind, or function of; offer a brand new kind to; alter slightly or otherwise not really; vary: since, to modify the regards to a contract; a prefix modifies the sense of a word; light is changed by its transmission through particular media.

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