Thesaurus

modifies

verb
present tense third-person singular of modify

Synonyms & Antonyms of modifies

1 to limit the meaning of (as a noun)
  • adjectives are words that modify nouns, while adverbs can modify adjectives and verbs

Synonyms for modifies

Words Related to modifies

Near Antonyms for modifies

2 to make different in some way
  • he modified the appliance so that it would run more quietly

Synonyms for modifies

Words Related to modifies

Antonyms for modifies

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about modifies

Cite this Entry

“Modifies.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/modifies. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on modifies

Nglish: Translation of modifies for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of modifies for Arabic Speakers

Comments on modifies

What made you want to look up modifies? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

A Thanksgiving Word Quiz

  • a traditional thanksgiving dinner
  • November comes from a word for which of the following numbers?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!