A word or phrase that modifies another word, phrase, or sentence, usually by limiting the scope or restricting the meaning of the sentence element modified.
A word or word group that describes, limits, or qualifies another: a true statement, walked slowly, yards filled with rocks, the horse that jumped the fence.
a word or group of words that describes or limits another element in the sentence.
a content word that qualifies the meaning of a noun or verb
a word or a group of words which alters or changes the meaning of another word
a word or a phrase that describes another word or phrase
a word or group of words that describes another word and makes its meaning more specific
a word or phrase that describes a noun
a word or phrase that describes, clarifies, or gives more detail about something else
a word or phrase that qualifies another word or phrase
a word, phrase, or clause that describes another part of the sentence
a word that explains another word or idea in a sentence
a word that qualifies a verb, whereas an adjunct can qualify a noun or a verb
A word that modifies a noun, such as waha "many," or describes the action of the verb in some way, such as "look now," "live well," "get up early," "never say 'die."
a word or phrase that adds meaning to another word
A word or group of words that adds to or refines the meaning of another word. Modifiers are either adjectives or adverbs.
Words like very, slightly, rather, quite etc. are modifiers. They are used to give the idea of degree (how much) to gradable adjectives and adverbs. For example: In winter London is cold. - In winter Moscow is very cold.
A word or phrase that qualifies, describes, or limits the meaning of a word, phrase, or clause. Frayed ribbon, dancing flowers, worldly wisdom.
a catch-all term for adverbs and miscellaneous words like "too", "not" the marker used in the lexicon to label Neuter nouns (see IVa)
a word, phrase, or clause which qualifies the meaning of a word or word group. Example: The extremely wet and windy weather conditions prevented a further attempt
A modifier is a word, phrase, or clause that limits or qualifies the sense of another word or word group. She likes homemade apple pie.
(1.) Word or quantifier used to change an instruction causing the execution of an instruction different from the original one. Consequently, the same instruction, successively changed by a modifier, can be used repetitively to carry out a different operation each time it is used. (2.) In SOM, any of a set of statements that control how a class, an attribute, or a method will be implemented. Modifiers can be defined in the implementation statement of a SOM IDL source file. The implementation statement is a SOM-unique extension of the CORBA specification. [User-defined modifiers can also be specified for use by user-written emitters or to store information in the Interface Repository, which can then be accessed via methods provided by the Interface Repository Framework.