Modify vs Retouch - What's the difference?

modify | retouch |


As verbs the difference between modify and retouch

is that modify is to make partial changes to while retouch is to improve something (especially a photograph), by adding or correcting details, or by removing flaws.

As a noun retouch is

the act of retouching.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

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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    retouch

    English

    Verb

    (es)
  • To improve something (especially a photograph), by adding or correcting details, or by removing flaws.
  • To colour the roots of hair to match hair previously coloured.
  • (archaeology) To modify a flint tool by making secondary flaking along the cutting edge.
  • Noun

    (es)
  • The act of retouching.
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