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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A word used with another word to add to or limit its meaning.

Usage examples (38)
  • Use a modifier in a sentence when you need to tell the size, shape or color of something you are describing.
  • The line standing for the word modifier is joined to that part of the subject line which represents the entire subject.
  • A preposition introduces a phrase modifier, and shows the relation, in sense, of its principal word to the word modified.
  • The description, or title, field of the bookmark is taken from either the entitled modifier or the title of the current page. for more
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