Definitions for

Overview of verb modify

The verb modify has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (17) modify

(make less severe or harsh or extreme; "please modify this letter to make it more polite"; "he modified his views on same-gender marriage")

2. (1) modify, qualify

(add a modifier to a constituent)

3. change, alter, modify

(cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
Classroom | Privacy Policy | Terms | Ad Choices