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See definition of modifying on Dictionary.com
  • verbalter, change
  • verblessen, reduce

synonyms for modifying

  • adapt
  • adjust
  • correct
  • customize
  • repair
  • reshape
  • revise
  • rework
  • tweak
  • vary
  • become
  • convert
  • doctor
  • mutate
  • recast
  • redo
  • refashion
  • reform
  • remodel
  • reorganize
  • transfigure
  • transform
  • transmogrify
  • transmute
  • turn
  • shift gears
  • switch over
  • turn one around
  • turn over new leaf
  • turn the corner
  • turn the tables
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antonyms for modifying

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  • disarrange
  • disorder
  • remain
  • spoil
  • stay
  • unfit
  • hurt
  • grow
  • increase
  • leave alone
  • stagnate
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How to use modifying in a sentence

White first, then a little modifying color, yellow first, then red; perhaps no red: the kind of yellow may do it.
THE PAINTER IN OILDANIEL BURLEIGH PARKHURST
For this adverbial use of all (here modifying the following prepositional phrase), compare Il Pens.
MILTON'S COMUSJOHN MILTON
Cromwell, modifying his demands, craved fourteen years, but the old man was inexorable.
THE MYSTERIES OF ALL NATIONSJAMES GRANT
The area of heating-surface may also be varied within very wide limits without very greatly modifying efficiency.
A HISTORY OF THE GROWTH OF THE STEAM-ENGINEROBERT H. THURSTON
Might not Parliament itself entertain a motion for repealing it, or for modifying it?
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXLII. VOL. LV. APRIL, 1844VARIOUS
This supposition is what most Platonic critics have in their minds, even when professedly modifying it.
PLATO AND THE OTHER COMPANIONS OF SOKRATES, 3RD ED. VOLUME III (OF 4)GEORGE GROTE
Fungi cannot draw their nutriment from solid materials without first profoundly modifying them.
MAKERS OF BRITISH BOTANY; A COLLECTION OF BIOGRAPHIES BY LIVING BOTANISTSVARIOUS
This mass is not inert; it has great reactionary force, modifying and influencing all about it.
THE NEGRO PROBLEMBOOKER T. WASHINGTON, ET AL.
At least, one objection to Hutton's views would be removed by modifying his theory in the manner it seems to be by Bakewell.
SUMMARY NARRATIVE OF AN EXPLORATORY EXPEDITION TO THE SOURCES OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, IN 1820HENRY ROWE SCHOOLCRAFT
Bateman reports him as modifying the statement by adding: "God knows I would be one."
ABRAHAM LINCOLN: WAS HE A CHRISTIAN?JOHN B. REMSBURG
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MODIFYING

  • flexible
  • modifying
  • robust
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