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modify

Synonyms of modify in English:

verb

  • 1 their economic policy has been substantially modified
    alter, make alterations to, change, adjust, make adjustments to, adapt, amend, improve, revise, recast, reform, reshape, refashion, redesign, restyle, revamp, rework, remake, remodel, remould, redo, reconstruct, reorganize, refine, reorient, reorientate, vary, transform, convert;
    informal tweak
    technical permute
    rare permutate
  • 2 he was forced to modify his more extreme views
    moderate, revise, temper, soften, tone down, blunt, dull, qualify, restrict, limit, lessen, reduce, decrease, diminish, lower, abate, mitigate
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    Word of the day innocuous
    Pronunciation: ɪˈnɒkjʊəs
    adjective
    not harmful or offensive