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Verb: modify  'mó-du,fI
  1. Make one or more partial changes to
    "please modify this letter to make it more polite"; "he modified his views on same-gender marriage"
     
  2. (grammar) add a modifier to a constituent
    - qualify
     
  3. Make different; cause a transformation
    "The discussion has modified my thinking about the issue";
    - change, alter

Derived forms: modifying, modified, modifies

Type of: add, change

Encyclopedia: Modify