What does modification mean?

Definitions for modification
ˌmɒd ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃənmod·i·fi·ca·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alteration, modification, adjustmentnoun

    the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)

  2. modificationnoun

    slightly modified copy; not an exact copy

    "a modification of last year's model"

  3. modification, qualifying, limitingnoun

    the grammatical relation that exists when a word qualifies the meaning of the phrase

  4. change, alteration, modificationnoun

    an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another

    "the change was intended to increase sales"; "this storm is certainly a change for the worse"; "the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago"

GCIDE

  1. Modificationnoun

    (Gram.) The alteration of the meaning of a word or phrase by another word or phrase; -- usually a restriction of the scope of the word modified; as, in the phrase

    Etymology: [L. modificatio a measuring: cf. F. modification. See Modify.]

  2. Modificationnoun

    Something which has been modified; a modified form or condition; state as modified; as, the various modifications of light; the latest modification of the operating system crashes less frequently.

    Etymology: [L. modificatio a measuring: cf. F. modification. See Modify.]

Wiktionary

  1. modificationnoun

    the act or result of modifying or the condition of being modified

    Etymology: From modification, from modificatio, from modificare; see modify.

  2. modificationnoun

    an alteration or adjustment to something

    Etymology: From modification, from modificatio, from modificare; see modify.

  3. modificationnoun

    a change to an organism as a result of its environment that is not transmissable to offspring

    Etymology: From modification, from modificatio, from modificare; see modify.

  4. modificationnoun

    a change to a word when it is borrowed by another language

    Etymology: From modification, from modificatio, from modificare; see modify.

  5. modificationnoun

    the change undergone by a word when used in a construction (for instance am => 'm in I'm)

    Etymology: From modification, from modificatio, from modificare; see modify.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Modificationnoun

    the act of modifying, or the state of being modified; a modified form or condition; state as modified; a change; as, the modification of an opinion, or of a machine; the various modifications of light

    Etymology: [L. modificatio a measuring: cf. F. modification. See Modify.]

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'modification' in Nouns Frequency: #1952

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of modification in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of modification in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of modification in a Sentence

  1. Ann Stefanik:

    Boeing informed the Air Force of a personnel matter related to the VC-25B program, there is no impact to the ongoing modification efforts of the two aircraft.

  2. Timothy Henrich:

    There are actually many strategies right now that are currently being pursued, some of them are directly related to the Berlin patient and work with transplantation : for example, gene modification therapy.

  3. Norbert Krause:

    I don't know anything about the modification of the software, the software was okay when we certified the vehicle and we made our durability runs. Everything was fine.

  4. Alanna McCargo:

    We need to make sure they can get the loan modification, reduce their rate, and keep the property, we don't want to let a crisis go to waste. All the bad in this definitely creates the opportunity to do something better.

  5. Bethany Barone Gibbs:

    It is unlikely that reducing sitting and breaking it up will be harmful, but we are still trying to quantify the potential benefit of this particular behavior modification on diabetes risk and other health outcomes.

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    • A. reassuring
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