modificar


modificar
v.
1 to alter.
2 to modify (grammar).
Lisa modificó el vestido Lisa modified the dress.
3 to amend, to revise.
Ricardo modificó su conducta Richard amended his behavior.
* * *
modificar
Conjugation model [SACAR], like {{link=sacar}}sacar
verbo transitivo
1 to alter, modify
* * *
verb
to modify, alter
* * *
VT [+ producto, vehículo] to modify; [+ texto] to change, alter; [+ vida] to change
* * *
1.
verbo transitivo
a) <aparato> to modify; <plan> to change; <horario/ley> to change, alter
b) (Ling) to modify
2.
modificarsev pron to change, alter
* * *
= adjust, alter, change, edit, modify, doctor, redraw [re-draw], repackage [re-package], fine tune [fine-tune], repack, redact.
Ex. The brightness can be adjusted by turning the two knobs at the lower right of the screen.
Ex. Even the same collection some years on will have altered, and the device, in order to remain effective, must evolve in keeping with the development of the collection.
Ex. A scheme should permit changes in terminology as subjects change their names.
Ex. During the construction of a thesaurus, the computer can be enlisted to sort, merge, edit and compare terms.
Ex. This revised chapter modified the code in keeping with the recently agreed ISBD(M), and proposed a slightly different description for monographs.
Ex. The purpose of the present paper is to determine the effect of doctoring AACR2 in this manner.
Ex. the Internet has fundamentally redrawn the way in which people can organize themselves.
Ex. The objective of the second phase is to synthesise, repackage and disseminate findings for various audiences.
Ex. These statistics have been used to fine tune the system and improve response time = Se han usado estos resultados estadísticos para ajustar el funcionamiento del sistema y mejorar el tiempo de respuesta.
Ex. The problem posed by the increasing number of documents may be solved by repacking them photographically into smaller categories.
Ex. Also, the movie has been redacted by the producer -- it ends with a horrifying montage of real photos of dead and wounded Iraqis.
----
* modificar el precio = reprice.
* modificar un registro = amend + record.
* modificar y adaptar = repackage [re-package], repack.
* sin modificar = unmodified, unaltered, unedited.
* * *
1.
verbo transitivo
a) <aparato> to modify; <plan> to change; <horario/ley> to change, alter
b) (Ling) to modify
2.
modificarsev pron to change, alter
* * *
= adjust, alter, change, edit, modify, doctor, redraw [re-draw], repackage [re-package], fine tune [fine-tune], repack, redact.

Ex: The brightness can be adjusted by turning the two knobs at the lower right of the screen.

Ex: Even the same collection some years on will have altered, and the device, in order to remain effective, must evolve in keeping with the development of the collection.
Ex: A scheme should permit changes in terminology as subjects change their names.
Ex: During the construction of a thesaurus, the computer can be enlisted to sort, merge, edit and compare terms.
Ex: This revised chapter modified the code in keeping with the recently agreed ISBD(M), and proposed a slightly different description for monographs.
Ex: The purpose of the present paper is to determine the effect of doctoring AACR2 in this manner.
Ex: the Internet has fundamentally redrawn the way in which people can organize themselves.
Ex: The objective of the second phase is to synthesise, repackage and disseminate findings for various audiences.
Ex: These statistics have been used to fine tune the system and improve response time = Se han usado estos resultados estadísticos para ajustar el funcionamiento del sistema y mejorar el tiempo de respuesta.
Ex: The problem posed by the increasing number of documents may be solved by repacking them photographically into smaller categories.
Ex: Also, the movie has been redacted by the producer -- it ends with a horrifying montage of real photos of dead and wounded Iraqis.
* modificar el precio = reprice.
* modificar un registro = amend + record.
* modificar y adaptar = repackage [re-package], repack.
* sin modificar = unmodified, unaltered, unedited.

* * *
modificar [A2 ]
vt
1 ‹aparato› to modify; ‹plan› to change; ‹horario/ley› to change, alter
la dosis puede modificarse según criterio médico the dosage may be altered o varied on the advice of your doctor
la entonación modifica el sentido de la frase the intonation alters o changes the meaning of the sentence
2 (Ling) to modify
modificarse
v pron
to change, alter
* * *

 

modificar (conjugate modificar) verbo transitivo
a)aparatoto modify;

planto change;
horario/leyto change, alter
b) (Ling) to modify;

modifica al verbo it modifies the verb

modificarseverbo pronominal
to change, alter
modificar verbo transitivo to modify, alter: han modificado el texto sustancialmente, the text was altered substantially
'modificar' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
cambiar
- editar
English:
adjust
- alter
- modify
- qualify
- revise
* * *
modificar vt
1. [diseño] to alter, to modify;
[plan, ley] to change; [programa] to change, to alter; [presupuesto] to revise;
modificar genéticamente to genetically modify
2. Gram to modify
* * *
modificar
v/t modify
* * *
modificar {72} vt
alterar: to modify, to alter, to adapt
* * *
modificar vb to alter
han decidido modificar la cubierta they've decided to alter the cover

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • modificar — Se conjuga como: sacar Infinitivo: Gerundio: Participio: modificar modificando modificado     Indicativo   presente imperfecto pretérito futuro condicional yo tú él, ella, Ud. nosotros vosotros ellos, ellas, Uds. modifico modificas modifica… …   Wordreference Spanish Conjugations Dictionary

  • modificar — v. tr. 1. Moderar, restringir. 2. Alterar. 3. Dar forma nova a …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • modificar — verbo transitivo 1. Hacer (una persona o una cosa) que [otra persona u otra cosa] sea o aparezca distinta de como era: Modificaron la decoración del dormitorio. Sinónimo: cambiar, transformar. 2 …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • modificar — (Del lat. modificāre). 1. tr. Transformar o cambiar algo mudando alguno de sus accidentes. 2. Fil. Dar un nuevo modo de existir a la sustancia material. Se usa también en sentido moral. 3. p. us. Limitar, determinar o restringir algo a cierto… …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • modificar — (Del lat. modificare.) ► verbo transitivo/ pronominal 1 Hacer una cosa diferente de como era antes: ■ el director decidió modificar los planes; con el paso del tiempo se modificó su manera de pensar. SE CONJUGA COMO sacar SINÓNIMO alterar… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • modificar — v tr (Se conjuga como amar) Cambiar algunas partes o aspectos de una cosa sin que se modifique o altere del todo o se transforme en otra: modificar un horario, modificar una ley, modificar la fachada de una casa …   Español en México

  • modificar — {{#}}{{LM M26200}}{{〓}} {{ConjM26200}}{{\}}CONJUGACIÓN{{/}}{{SynM26857}} {{[}}modificar{{]}} ‹mo·di·fi·car› {{《}}▍ v.{{》}} {{<}}1{{>}} Cambiar o transformar sin alterar en profundidad: • El ingeniero se vio obligado a modificar los planos de las… …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • modificar — (v) (Básico) cambiar o transformar algo de manera sutil y no muy grande Ejemplos: Antes de modificar algo, debemos consultarlo con el arquitecto. Modifiqué algunos detalles de la obra para que fuera más fácil de entender. Sinónimos: corregir,… …   Español Extremo Basic and Intermediate

  • modificar — v Cambiar, alterar la forma o cualidades de algo con el fin de producir un efecto diferente …   Diccionario de Construcción y Arquitectur

  • modificar — Economía. Alterar o cambiar ligeramente un programa o producto …   Diccionario de Economía Alkona

  • modificar — mo|di|fi|car Mot Agut Verb transitiu i pronominal …   Diccionari Català-Català


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.