verb (used with object), modified, modifying.
to change somewhat the form or qualities of; alter partially; amend:
to modify a contract.
Grammar. (of a word, phrase, or clause) to stand in a syntactically subordinate relation to (another word, phrase, or clause), usually with descriptive, limiting, or particularizing meaning; be a modifier. In a good man, good modifies man.
to be the modifier or attribute of.
to change (a vowel) by umlaut.
to reduce or lessen in degree or extent; moderate; soften:
to modify one’s demands.
verb (used without object), modified, modifying.
to be or become modified.
verb (mainly transitive) -fies, -fying, -fied
to change the structure, character, intent, etc, of
to make less extreme or uncompromising: to modify a demand
(grammar) (of a word or group of words) to bear the relation of modifier to (another word or group of words)
(linguistics) to change (a vowel) by umlaut
(intransitive) to be or become modified
verb (used with object), modulated, modulating. 1. to regulate by or adjust to a certain measure or proportion; soften; tone down. 2. to alter or adapt (the voice) according to the circumstances, one’s listener, etc. 3. Music. to attune to a certain pitch or key. to vary the volume of (tone). 4. Telecommunications. to cause […]
noun 1. rémoulade.
verb (used with object), remonetized, remonetizing. 1. to restore to use as legal tender: to remonetize silver. verb 1. (transitive) to reinstate as legal tender: to remonetize silver
[ri-mon-struh ns] /rɪˈmɒn strəns/ noun 1. an act or instance of remonstrating. 2. a protest: deaf to remonstrances. remonstrance /rɪˈmɒnstrəns/ noun 1. the act of remonstrating; protestation 2. a protest or reproof, esp a petition presented in protest against something Remonstrance /rɪˈmɒnstrəns/ noun (history) 1. See Grand Remonstrance 2. the statement of Arminian principles drawn […]