verb (used with object), mod·i·fied, mod·i·fy·ing.
verb (used without object), mod·i·fied, mod·i·fy·ing.
- modified american plan,
- modified radical mastectomy,
- modigliani, amedeo,
Origin of modify
Examples from the Web for unmodified
Unmodified by the diversity of interests, they got to vote on their litmus test issue alone.
In most plano-convex examples, the plane face is unmodified except for retouch.
Let us take our stand with the plain man or the child, within the world of unmodified observation.
The ideas of an old-fashioned society migrated to Iceland, but they did not remain there unmodified.Epic and Romance|W. P. Ker
The burning mountain, however, remained an unmodified mystery, which he was still inclined to disbelieve.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
The two examples with plano-convex cross-sections were unmodified on the plano face except for retouch along the edges.
verb -fies, -fying or -fied (mainly tr)
Word Origin for modify
late 14c., from Old French modifier (14c.), from Latin modificare "to limit, measure off, restrain," from modus "measure, manner" (see mode (n.1)) + root of facere "to make" (see factitious). Related: Modified; modifying.