Bedeutung von “modify” — Learner’s Dictionary

modify

verb [ T ] us uk /ˈmɒdɪfaɪ/
CHANGE

to change something in order to improve it:

[ often passive ] The plans will have to be modified to reduce costs.
genetically modified food
GRAMMAR

In grammar, a word that modifies another word describes or limits the meaning of that word:

Adjectives modify nouns.

(Definition von “modify” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)