Meaning: changed in form or character; "their modified stand made the issue more acceptable"; "the performance of the modified aircraft was much improved"
'To permit a law to be modified at discretion, is to leave the community without law.
Probably inoculation with cultivated or modified virus would be found a good and safe preventative."
His discontent was modified by the time he reached his own door, and took his latch-key out of his pocket.
The cases of dreams and fever-delirium are as hard to adjust to Professor Stout's modified criterion as to Hume's.
Its social condition must be modified, its laws abolished, its opinions superseded, its habits changed, its manners corrupted.
Night had closed in, and the temperature, which had modified when the wind shifted to the northwest, again became extremely cold.
Five decades hardly modified the cut of a gaiter, the embroidery of a smock-frock, by the breadth of a hair. Ten generations failed to alter the turn of a single phrase.
These intimacies quickly became horrible to him, and within the hour he began to try to get up courage enough to tell her so, and require that they be discontinued or very considerably modified.
With animals of all kinds, whenever colour has been modified for some special purpose, this has been, as far as we can judge, either for direct or indirect protection, or as an attraction between the sexes.
Her ideas on life in general had been acquired through the medium of popular respectable novel-writers, and modified or emphasised by such knowledge as her aunt, the vicar, and her aunt's housekeeper had put at her disposal.