HyperDic: modifier

English > 4 senses of the word modifier:
NOUNcommunicationmodifier, qualifiera content word that qualifies the meaning / meaning of a noun or verb
person modifiera moderator who makes less extreme / extreme or uncompromising
person modifier, changera person who changes something
bodymodifier, modifier genea gene that modifies the effect produced by another gene
English > modifier: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA content word that qualifies the meaning / meaning of a noun or verb.
Synonymqualifier
Part ofphraseAn expression consisting of one or more words forming a grammatical constituent of a sentence
NarroweradjectiveA word that expresses an attribute of something
adverbA word that modifies something other than a noun
dangling modifier, misplaced modifierA word or phrase apparently modifying an unintended word because of its placement in a sentence
intensifier, intensiveA modifier that has little meaning / meaning except to intensify the meaning / meaning it modifies
Broadercontent word, open-class wordA word to which an independent meaning / meaning can be assigned
Spanishmodificador
Catalanmodificador
Verbsmodifyadd a modifier to a constituent
English > modifier: 4 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA moderator who makes less extreme / extreme or uncompromising.
Broadermoderatorsomeone who mediates disputes and attempts to avoid violence
English > modifier: 4 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA person who changes something.
Synonymchanger
NarroweradulteratorA changer who lessens the purity or effectiveness of a substance
normalizer, normaliserA person who normalizes
standardizer, standardiserA person who sets a standard for things to conform to
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Verbsmodifymake less severe or harsh or extreme / extreme
English > modifier: 4 senses > noun 4, body
MeaningA gene that modifies the effect produced by another gene.
Synonymmodifier gene
Broadergene, cistron, factor(genetics) a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain

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