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To make partial changes to.
To be or become modified.
To make suitable; to make to correspond; to fit or suit
To fit by alteration; to modify or remodel for a different purpose; to adjust
"to adapt a story for the stage"
"to adapt an old machine to a new manufacture"
To make by altering or fitting something else; to produce by change of form or character
"to bring out a play adapted from the French"
"a word of an adapted form"
To change oneself so as to be adapted.
"They could not adapt to the new climate and so perished."
Adapted; fit; suited; suitable.
make partial or minor changes to (something)
"she may be prepared to modify her views"
transform (a structure) from its original anatomical form during development or evolution
"the traps of insectivorous plants are modified leaves"
(especially of an adjective) restrict or add to the sense of (a noun)
"the target noun is modified by a ‘direction’ word"
pronounce (a speech sound) differently from the norm for that sound.
To change somewhat the form or qualities of; to change a part of something while leaving most parts unchanged; to alter somewhat; as, to modify a contrivance adapted to some mechanical purpose; to modify the terms of a contract.
To limit or reduce in extent or degree; to moderate; to qualify; to lower.
To make suitable; to fit, or suit; to adjust; to alter so as to fit for a new use; - sometimes followed by to or for.
make less severe or harsh or extreme;
"please modify this letter to make it more polite"
"he modified his views on same-gender marriage"
add a modifier to a constituent
cause to change; make different; cause a transformation;
"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"
"The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose;
"Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country"
adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions;
"We must adjust to the bad economic situation"