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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Modify  \Mod"i*fy\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Modified};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Modifying}.]  [F.  modifier,  L.  modificare,  modificari 
  modus  limit  +  -ficare  (in  comp.)  to  make  See  {Mode},  and 
  {-fy}.] 
  1.  To  change  somewhat  the  form  or  qualities  of  to  alter 
  somewhat;  as  to  modify  a  contrivance  adapted  to  some 
  mechanical  purpose;  to  modify  the  terms  of  a  contract. 
 
  2.  To  limit  or  reduce  in  extent  or  degree;  to  moderate;  to 
  qualify;  to  lower. 
 
  Of  his  grace  He  modifies  his  first  severe  decree. 
  --Dryden. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  modified 
  adj  1:  changed  in  form  or  character;  "their  modified  stand  made  the 
  issue  more  acceptable";  "the  performance  of  the 
  modified  aircraft  was  much  improved"  [ant:  {unmodified}] 
  2:  mediocre  [syn:  {limited}] 




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