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Definition of Modify

Modify

  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.

Modify Quotations

A round man cannot be expected to fit in a square hole right away. He must have time to modify his shape.
Mark Twain

When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
Norman Vincent Peale

One thing is sure. We have to do something. We have to do the best we know how at the moment... If it doesn't turn out right, we can modify it as we go along.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

It's a good idea to revitalize community colleges, to cut back, to modify the student loan program so it doesn't go through banks.
Noam Chomsky

A library, to modify the famous metaphor of Socrates, should be the delivery room for the birth of ideas - a place where history comes to life.
Norman Cousins
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Modify Translations

modify in Dutch is wijzigen, modificeren
modify in French is modifions, modifiez, modifient, modifier
modify in Italian is modificare, alterare, variare
modify in Portuguese is modifique
modify in Spanish is alterar, modificar
modify in Swedish is modifiera

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