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?
To make partial changes to.
To be or become modified.
* adapt, alter, amend, revamp, rework
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.
The act of retouching.