Modifier vs Modify - What's the difference?

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Modifier is a related term of modify.


As a noun modifier

is one who, or that which, modifies.

As a verb modify is

to make partial changes to.

modifier

Noun

(en noun)
  • One who, or that which, modifies.
  • (grammar) A word, phrase, or clause that limits or qualifies the sense of another word or phrase.
  • Synonyms

    * qualifier

    Derived terms

    * access modifier * dangling modifier * modifier key

    modify

    English

    Verb

    (en-verb)
  • To make partial changes to.
  • To be or become modified.
  • Synonyms

    * adapt, alter, amend, revamp, rework

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