modify

modify
transitive verb
1) (make changes in) [ab-, ver]ändern; modifizieren
2) (tone down) mäßigen

modify one's position — in seiner Haltung gemäßigter werden

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verb
(to change the form or quality of, usually slightly: We had to modify the original design.) abändern
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modi·fy
<-ie->
[ˈmɒdɪfaɪ, AM ˈmɑ:d-]
vt
1. (change)
to \modify sth etw [ver]ändern [o modifizieren]
to \modify one's behaviour [or AM behavior] sein Verhalten ändern
2. (alter) engine etw modifizieren [o [ver]ändern
3. LING
to \modify sth etw lautlich verändern [o umlauten] [o näher bestimmen]
to \modify a vowel einen Vokal umlauten
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['mɒdIfaɪ]
vt
1) (= change) (ver)ändern; design abändern; terms, contract, wording modifizieren; (COMPUT) ändern
2) (= moderate) mäßigen
3) (GRAM) näher bestimmen
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modify [ˈmɒdıfaı; US ˈmɑ-] v/t
1. modifizieren:
a) abändern, abwandeln, teilweise umwandeln
b) einschränken, näher bestimmen (auch LING)
2. LING einen Vokal umlauten
3. mildern, mäßigen, abschwächen
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transitive verb
1) (make changes in) [ab-, ver]ändern; modifizieren
2) (tone down) mäßigen

modify one's position — in seiner Haltung gemäßigter werden

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v.
abwandeln v.
modifizieren v.
ändern v.

English-german dictionary. 2013.

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