Modify

Definition of Modify

Mod´i`fy
v. t.1.To change somewhat the form or qualities of; to change a part of something while leaving most parts unchanged; to alter somewhat; as, to modify a contrivance adapted to some mechanical purpose; to modify the terms of a contract.
[imp. & p. p. Modified ; p. pr. & vb. n. Modifying .]
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.

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