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Meaning of MODIFIER

Pronunciation:  'mâdi`fIur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a gene that modifies the effect produced by another gene
  2. [n]  a content word that qualifies the meaning of a noun or verb
  3. [n]  a person who changes something; "an inveterate changer of the menu"
  4. [n]  a moderator who makes less extreme or uncompromising
 

MODIFIER is a 8 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: changer, modifier gene, qualifier
 
 See Also: adjective, adulterator, adverb, content word, dangling modifier, factor, gene, human, individual, intensifier, intensive, misplaced modifier, moderator, mortal, normaliser, normalizer, open-class word, person, phrase, somebody, someone, soul, standardiser, standardizer

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mod"i*fi`er\, n.
One who, or that which, modifies. --Hume.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

An operation that alters the state of an object. Modifiers often have names that begin with "set" and corresponding selector functions whose names begin with "get".

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: agent, alterant, alterative, alterer, appositive, attribute, attributive, catalyst, catalytic agent, complement, construction modifier, cutting, deep structure, direct object, ferment, filler, form-function unit, function, IC analysis, immediate constituent analysis, indirect object, innovationist, innovator, introducer, leaven, levels, modificator, object, phrase structure, precursor, predicate, qualifier, ranks, shallow structure, slot, slot and filler, strata, structure, subject, surface structure, syntactic analysis, syntactic structure, syntactics, syntax, tagmeme, transformer, transmogrifier, underlying structure, word arrangement, word order, yeast
 

 

 

 

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