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modifier

 
Noun modifier has 4 senses
  1. modifier, qualifier - a content word that qualifies the meaning of a noun or verb
    --1 is a kind of content word, open-class word
    --1 is a part of phrase
    --1 has particulars:
     intensifier, intensive; adjective; adverb; dangling modifier, misplaced modifier
    Derived form: verb modify2
  2. modifier - a moderator who makes less extreme or uncompromising
    --2 is a kind of
    moderator
  3. changer, modifier - a person who changes something; "an inveterate changer of the menu"
    --3 is a kind of person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, human, soul
    --3 has particulars:
     adulterator; normalizer, normaliser; standardizer, standardiser
    Derived form: verb modify1
  4. modifier, modifier gene - a gene that modifies the effect produced by another gene
    --4 is a kind of gene, cistron, factor
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