Definition of Modifiers

1. Noun. (plural of modifier) ¹

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Definition of Modifiers

1. modifier [n] - See also: modifier

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Modifiers

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Literary usage of Modifiers

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1. A Grammar of the German Language: Designed for a Thoro and Practical Study by George Oliver Curme (1922)
"The subordinate elements of a sentence are called modifiers. ... Attributive adjective modifiers, which modify a noun or pronoun. 2. modifiers of the verb, ..."

2. An Advanced English Grammar: With Exercises by George Lyman Kittredge, Frank Edgar Farley (1913)
"Point out any modifiers of complements in the sentences called for in Exercise ... Introduce other modifiers of complements if you can without injuring the ..."

3. Written and Spoken English: A Course in Composition and Rhetoric by Erle Elsworth Clippinger (1918)
"modifiers From our study of sentence structure we have learned that a modifier ... Adjectival modifiers, possessive modifiers, and appositive modifiers may ..."

4. A Practical Introduction to Latin Composition: For Schools and Colleges by Albert Harkness (1877)
"modifiers of Verb Predicate — Objective modifiers, Adverbial modifiers. ... modifiers of Predicate Adjective. 356. V. Position of modifiers in the Sentence. ..."

5. The Mother Tongue by Sarah Louise Arnold, George Lyman Kittredge, John Hays Gardiner (1901)
"PHRASES AS modifiers. 132. In analyzing sentences we have already seen that the ... Obviously, therefore, among the modifiers of the subject there may occur ..."

6. German Orthography and Phonology: A Treatise with a Word-list by George Hempl (1897)
"2) When the verbal form comes last, the preceding modifiers frequently suggest its idea, which is therefore in the mind of the listener by the time the verb ..."

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