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  Definition of modification
  1. the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)
  2. slightly modified copy; not an exact copy; "a modification of last year''s model"
  3. an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another; "the change was intended to increase sales"; "this storm is certainly a change for the worse"; "the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago"
  4. the grammatical relation that exists when a word qualifies the meaning of the phrase
Similar Words: alteration, adjustment, change, qualifying, limiting

 

Hyponyms: loosening, laxation, tightening, accommodation, adaptation, tune, avulsion, mutation, sublimation, surprise, birth, nativity, nascency, nascence, separation, breakup, detachment, vagary, variation, fluctuation, conversion, death, decease, decrease, lessening, drop-off, destabilization, increase, easing, moderation, relief, deformation, transition, transformation, transmutation, shift, twinkle, scintillation, sparkling, shimmer, play, damage, harm, impairment, development, revolution, genetic mutation, chromosomal mutation, loss of consciousness, restrictiveness, apposition

 

Derivational Morphology: adjust, modify, change, alter, vary, qualify

 

 
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