Modification is a related term of modify.
Modify is a related term of modification.
As a verb modify
is to make partial changes to.
As a noun modification is
the act or result of modifying or the condition of being modified.
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To make partial changes to.
To be or become modified.
* adapt, alter, amend, revamp, rework
the act or result of modifying or the condition of being modified
an alteration or adjustment to something
* Jim's modification to the radio's tuning resulted in clearer sound.
a change to an organism as a result of its environment that is not transmissable to offspring
* Due to his sunbathing, Jim's body experienced modifications : he got a tan.
(linguistics) a change to a word when it is borrowed by another language
* The Chinese word "kòu tóu" had a modification made to become the English "kowtow" .
(linguistics) the change undergone by a word when used in a construction (for instance am'' => '' 'm'' in ''I'm )