What is another word for modifies?

Pronunciation: [mˈɒdɪfˌa͡ɪz] (IPA)

Modifies is a verb that means to alter, change, adjust, amend, or revise something. These synonyms all refer to adjusting something to improve it or make it more suitable for a specific purpose. Alter refers to making changes to something to make it different. Change refers to making something different from what it was before. Amend means to make changes to something to improve or correct it. Revise refers to making a written document more accurate or suitable for a specific purpose. Whatever word you choose to use, remember that it is important to be clear and specific in conveying your message.

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Usage examples for Modifies

But it is a solemn truth that the body not only interprets passively, but also influences and modifies the higher nature.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
G. A. Chadwick
The Lyric modifies this idea into the advocacy of a silent love: one which reveals itself without declaration.
"A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)"
Mrs. Sutherland Orr
This law of change is not only one which time modifies, but with us the South, the North, the East, and the West differ as to certain points of etiquette.
"Manners and Social Usages"
Mrs. John M. E. W. Sherwood

Famous quotes with Modifies

  • The fact is that all writers create their precursors. Their work modifies our conception of the past, just as it is bound to modify the future.
    Jorge Luis Borges
  • Why should we think upon things that are lovely? Because thinking determines life. It is a common habit to blame life upon the environment. Environment modifies life but does not govern life. The soul is stronger than its surroundings.
    William James
  • Nature takes the decision first, man agrees, reconciles, modifies, refutes, contradicts etc., subsequently. It means the application of reason, the discretionary power of a man, only happens afterwards!
    Thiruman Archunan
  • Why should we think upon things that are lovely? Because thinking determines life. It is a common habit to blame life upon the environment. Environment modifies life but does not govern life. The soul is stronger than its surroundings.
    William James
  • "Wakefield" prefigures Franz Kafka, but the latter modifies, and sharpens, the reading of "Wakefield." The debt is mutual; a great writer creates his or her precursors. He or she creates them and in some fashion justifies them.
    Jorge Luis Borges

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