|1.||[ noun ] the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)|
|Related terms:||change qualification tightening loosening adaptation accommodation tune adjust alter|
|2.||[ noun ] slightly modified copy; not an exact copy|
: "a modification of last year's model"
|Related terms:||copy modify|
|3.||[ noun ] (grammar) the grammatical relation that exists when a word qualifies the meaning of the phrase|
|Related terms:||grammatical_relation restrictiveness apposition modify|
|4.||[ noun ] an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another|
: "the change was intended to increase sales" "this storm is certainly a change for the worse"
|Related terms:||happening death development variation increase damage revolution decrease surprise transformation separation birth transition easing mutation destabilization avulsion loss_of_consciousness deformation conversion transmutation mutation vagary twinkle sublimation sex_change shimmer change change modify|