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modify

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English modifien, from Middle French modifier, from Latin modificare (to limit, control, regulate, deponent), from modificari (to measure off, set bound to, moderate), from modus (measure) + facere (to make); see mode.

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  • (file)

VerbEdit

modify (third-person singular simple present modifies, present participle modifying, simple past and past participle modified)

  1. (transitive) To make partial changes to.
  2. (intransitive) To be or become modified.

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