Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb modify

3 senses of modify

Sense 1
modify -- (make less severe or harsh or extreme; "please modify this letter to make it more polite"; "he modified his views on same-gender marriage")
       => change -- (undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night")

Sense 2
modify, qualify -- (add a modifier to a constituent)
       => add -- (make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of; "We added two students to that dorm room"; "She added a personal note to her letter"; "Add insult to injury"; "Add some extra plates to the dinner table")

Sense 3
change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Antonyms of adj modified

2 senses of modified

Sense 1
modified (vs. unmodified) -- (changed in form or character; "their modified stand made the issue more acceptable"; "the performance of the modified aircraft was much improved")

unmodified (vs. modified) -- (not changed in form or character)
        => unadapted -- (not changed in form or character for a purpose)
        => unrestricted -- (not restricted or modified in meaning; "unrestricted verbs are usually stronger than those qualified by adverbs")

Sense 2
limited, modified -- (mediocre)

INDIRECT (VIA qualified) -> unqualified -- (not limited or restricted; "an unqualified denial")

Similarity of adj modified

2 senses of modified

Sense 1
modified (vs. unmodified) -- (changed in form or character; "their modified stand made the issue more acceptable"; "the performance of the modified aircraft was much improved")
       => adapted, altered -- (changed in order to improve or made more fit for a particular purpose; "seeds precisely adapted to the area"; "instructions altered to suit the children's different ages")
       => restricted, qualified -- (restricted in meaning; (as e.g. `man' in `a tall man'))
          Also See-> qualified#2; varied#1

Sense 2
limited, modified -- (mediocre)
       => qualified (vs. unqualified) -- (limited or restricted; not absolute; "gave only qualified approval")

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