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difference between the verbs 'change', 'alter' and 'modify'



 
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difference between the verbs 'change', 'alter' and 'modify' #1 (permalink) Sun Nov 11, 2007 17:32 pm   difference between the verbs 'change', 'alter' and 'modify'
 

Synonym Search, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #106 "Synonyms for change and shift", question 1

I know that they have ......... their address but I don't have the new one.

(a) altered
(b) changed
(c) exchanged
(d) modified

Synonym Search, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #106 "Synonyms for change and shift", answer 1

I know that they have changed their address but I don't have the new one.

Correct answer: (b) changed

Your answer was: correct
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Hi all.I want to learn differences between the verbs 'change' ,'alter' and 'modify' with a number of example keen. Could you explain please? best regards

Halil İbrahim
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difference between the verbs 'change', 'alter' and 'modify' #2 (permalink) Mon Nov 12, 2007 12:07 pm   difference between the verbs 'change', 'alter' and 'modify'
 

You'll find some explanations here:

Difference between 'modify' and 'transform'

Difference between 'modify' and 'alter'

To change/to alter
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