modify

Part of speech: adjective

Modifiable.

Part of speech: noun

MODIFIER.

Part of speech: noun

Modification.

Part of speech: verb

To change somewhat; vary; moderate.

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Usage examples "modify":

  1. To show all these things it will be necessary to modify the experimental conditions. - "Liquid Drops and Globules, their Formation and Movements", Chas. R. Darling.
  2. He had an idea that poetry ought to be an inspiration of the moment; a good foundation to begin with, but which he found afterwards it was necessary to modify. - "Cambridge Sketches", Frank Preston Stearns.
  3. The house, the rooms, are almost absolutely the same; there may be changes of detail, but they don't modify the general effect. - "The Diary of a Man of Fifty", Henry James.