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modify meaning and definition

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Definition of modify (verb)

  1. make less severe or harsh or extreme
    • "please modify this letter to make it more polite"; "he modified his views on same-gender marriage"
  2. add a modifier to a constituent
  3. cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
    • "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
    • synonyms: alter, change
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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