1. the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)

Similar word(s): adjustment, alteration

Definition categories: act, change

2. slightly modified copy; not an exact copy

- a modification of last year's model

Definition categories: man–made, copy

3. the grammatical relation that exists when a word qualifies the meaning of the phrase

Similar word(s): limiting, qualifying

Definition categories: link

4. an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another

- the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago

Similar word(s): alteration, change

Definition categories: event, happening, occurrence, occurrent