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modify

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of modify

  1. 1 to limit the meaning of (as a noun) <adjectives are words that modify nouns, while adverbs can modify adjectives and verbs> Synonyms qualifyRelated Words alter, color, distort, misrepresent, misstate, pervert, twist, warp; narrowNear Antonyms broaden, expand, widen

  2. 2 to make different in some way <he modified the appliance so that it would run more quietly> Synonyms alter, make over, change, recast, redo, refashion, remake, remodel, revamp, revise, rework, varyRelated Words deform, metamorphose, mutate; regenerate, revolutionize, transfigure, transform, transmute; commute, convert, exchange; rejigger, retoolAntonyms fix, freeze, set, stabilize




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