Modifier definition

mŏdə-fīər
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One who, or that which, modifies.
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(grammar) A word, phrase, or clause that limits or qualifies the sense of another word or phrase.
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The definition of a modifier is something that provides additional information or that limits the meaning of a word or phrase.

An example of a modifier is an adjective or adverb.

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A word, phrase, or clause that limits or qualifies the sense of another word or word group.
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A person or thing that modifies; esp., a word, phrase, or clause that limits the meaning of another word or phrase.

Adjectives and adverbs are modifiers.

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modifier
Plural:
modifiers