What does modifier mean?

Definitions for modifier
ˈmɒd əˌfaɪ ərmod·i·fi·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. modifier, qualifiernoun

    a content word that qualifies the meaning of a noun or verb

  2. modifiernoun

    a moderator who makes less extreme or uncompromising

  3. changer, modifiernoun

    a person who changes something

    "an inveterate changer of the menu"

  4. modifier, modifier genenoun

    a gene that modifies the effect produced by another gene


  1. Modifiernoun

    (Gram.) A word or phrase that modifies another word, phrase, or sentence, usually by limiting the scope or restricting the meaning of the sentence element modified.


  1. modifiernoun

    One who, or that which, modifies.

  2. modifiernoun

    A word, phrase, or clause that limits or qualifies the sense of another word or phrase.


  1. modifier

    A modifier is a word, phrase, or clause that provides description or additional information about another word or group of words in a sentence. Its function is to clarify, define, or limit the meaning of the word it refers to. Modifiers can be adjectives (which modify nouns or pronouns), adverbs (which modify verbs, adjectives, or other adverbs), or other parts of speech that alter or refine the meanings of other words or phrases.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Modifiernoun

    one who, or that which, modifies

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of modifier in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of modifier in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of modifier in a Sentence

  1. Darius Paduch:

    Testosterone is a huge modifier of your sensation of orgasm.

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