Definition and Meanings for modify
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Part of Speech of modify
transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
Etymology of modify
Meaning of modify
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to change somewhat the form or qualities of; to change a part of something while leaving most parts unchanged; to alter somewhat; as, to modify a contrivance adapted to some mechanical purpose; to modify the terms of a contract.
- to limit or reduce in extent or degree; to moderate; to qualify; to lower.