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- 1. modify, change
- usage: make less severe or harsh or extreme; "please modify this letter to make it more polite"; "he modified his views on same-gender marriage"
- 2. modify, qualify, add
- usage: add a modifier to a constituent
- 3. change, alter, modify
- usage: 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"
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