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1. modification

noun. ['ˌmɑːdəfəˈkeɪʃən'] the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment).

Synonyms

  • accommodation
  • tightening
  • alteration
  • adaptation
  • loosening
  • tune
  • adjustment
  • change

Antonyms

  • loosening
  • disappearance
  • appearance
  • beginning

Etymology

  • modification (French)
  • modificatio (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Modification

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word modification


1. Noun, singular or mass
There is a difference between what an accommodation is, and what a modification is.

2. modification

noun. ['ˌmɑːdəfəˈkeɪʃən'] slightly modified copy; not an exact copy.

Antonyms

  • success

Etymology

  • modification (French)
  • modificatio (Latin)

3. modification

noun. ['ˌmɑːdəfəˈkeɪʃən'] the grammatical relation that exists when a word qualifies the meaning of the phrase.

Synonyms

  • limiting
  • restrictiveness
  • grammatical relation
  • apposition

Antonyms

  • allopatry
  • sympatry
  • absence
  • stay

Etymology

  • modification (French)
  • modificatio (Latin)

4. modification

noun. ['ˌmɑːdəfəˈkeɪʃən'] an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another.

Synonyms

  • damage
  • transformation
  • nascency
  • detachment
  • moderation
  • increase
  • shimmer
  • vagary
  • development
  • alteration
  • separation
  • sublimation
  • harm
  • retardation
  • lessening
  • destabilization
  • deformation
  • chromosomal mutation
  • acceleration
  • change
  • mutation
  • deceleration
  • sparkling
  • variation
  • surprise
  • occurrent
  • shift
  • avulsion
  • breakup
  • expiry
  • revolution
  • play
  • transition
  • decrease
  • impairment
  • decease
  • loss of consciousness
  • sex change
  • transmutation
  • scintillation
  • natural event
  • fluctuation
  • drop-off
  • conversion
  • birth
  • nativity
  • genetic mutation
  • happening
  • relief
  • slowing
  • easing
  • twinkle
  • break
  • nascence
  • death

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • increase
  • acceleration
  • deceleration
  • death

Etymology

  • modification (French)
  • modificatio (Latin)
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