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synonyms for modifier

  • adjective
  • adverb
  • conditioner
  • transformer
  • alterant
  • alterer
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How to use modifier in a sentence

Chateaubriand was a kind of continuer and modifier of a celebrated French writer that preceded him.
FRENCH CLASSICSWILLIAM CLEAVER WILKINSON
Change the order of words in the following sentences, placing each modifier as closely as possible to the word which it modifies.
BUSINESS ENGLISHROSE BUHLIG
Those groups in which the first part is the principal one, followed by a word or phrase making a modifier.
AN ENGLISH GRAMMARW. M. BASKERVILL AND J. W. SEWELL
Both of these are now used side by side; sometimes they are used together, as one modifier, making a double possessive.
AN ENGLISH GRAMMARW. M. BASKERVILL AND J. W. SEWELL
That is, do not place between two parts of a sentence a modifier that may attach itself to either.
THE CENTURY HANDBOOK OF WRITINGGARLAND GREEVER
Je crois qu'il sera possible de faire modifier cette dernire prtention qui semble bien peu pratique.
LORD LYONS: A RECORD OF BRITISH DIPLOMACY, VOL. 2 OF 2THOMAS WODEHOUSE LEGH NEWTON
Berkeleys claim for tar-water in smallpox was a double one, as a preventive or modifier, and as a cure.
A HISTORY OF EPIDEMICS IN BRITAIN, VOLUME II (OF 2)CHARLES CREIGHTON
Il les a répetées, sans les modifier en rien, au milieu des discussions les plus graves et les plus étendues.
PLATO AND THE OTHER COMPANIONS OF SOKRATES, 3RD ED. VOLUME II (OF 4)GEORGE GROTE
In Europe, chicory is not regarded as an adulterant—it is an addition, or modifier, if you please.
ALL ABOUT COFFEEWILLIAM H. UKERS
Y is a modifier of X, but unless X is present Y can produce no effect.
MIMICRY IN BUTTERFLIESREGINALD CRUNDALL PUNNETT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MODIFIER

  • accessory
  • additional
  • adjunct
  • adnoun
  • attribute
  • attributive
  • dependent
  • descriptive
  • identifier
  • modifier
  • qualifier
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