Modify vs. Adapt

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  • Modify

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  • Modify (verb)

    To make partial changes to.

  • Modify (verb)

    To be or become modified.

  • Adapt (verb)

    To make suitable; to make to correspond; to fit or suit


  • Adapt (verb)

    To fit by alteration; to modify or remodel for a different purpose; to adjust

    “to adapt a story for the stage”

    “to adapt an old machine to a new manufacture”

  • Adapt (verb)

    To make by altering or fitting something else; to produce by change of form or character

    “to bring out a play adapted from the French”

    “a word of an adapted form”

  • Adapt (verb)

    To change oneself so as to be adapted.

    “They could not adapt to the new climate and so perished.”

  • Adapt (adjective)

    Adapted; fit; suited; suitable.

  • Modify (verb)

    make partial or minor changes to (something)

    “she may be prepared to modify her views”

  • Modify (verb)

    transform (a structure) from its original anatomical form during development or evolution

    “the traps of insectivorous plants are modified leaves”

  • Modify (verb)

    (especially of an adjective) restrict or add to the sense of (a noun)

    “the target noun is modified by a ‘direction’ word”

  • Modify (verb)

    pronounce (a speech sound) differently from the norm for that sound.

Oxford Dictionary

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