Synonyms for modifier

Synonyms for (noun) modifier

Synonyms: modifier, modifier gene

Definition: a gene that modifies the effect produced by another gene

Similar words: gene, factor, cistron

Definition: (genetics) a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain; it can include regions preceding and following the coding DNA as well as introns between the exons; it is considered a unit of heredity

Usage: genes were formerly called factors

Synonyms: qualifier, modifier

Definition: a content word that qualifies the meaning of a noun or verb

Similar words: content word, open-class word

Definition: a word to which an independent meaning can be assigned

Synonyms: changer, modifier

Definition: a person who changes something

Usage: an inveterate changer of the menu

Similar words: somebody, someone, soul, mortal, person, individual

Definition: a human being

Usage: there was too much for one person to do

Synonyms: modifier

Definition: a moderator who makes less extreme or uncompromising

Similar words: moderator

Definition: someone who mediates disputes and attempts to avoid violence

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