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Synonyms for modulate
ˈmɒdʒ əˌleɪtmod·u·late

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. modulateverb

    change the key of, in music

    "modulate the melody"

    inflect, tone, regulate

  2. tone, inflect, modulateverb

    vary the pitch of one's speech

    intone, tone, tone up, strengthen, inflect, regulate, chant

  3. regulate, modulateverb

    fix or adjust the time, amount, degree, or rate of

    "regulate the temperature"; "modulate the pitch"

    regulate, order, tone, shape, mold, inflect, influence, baffle, regularize, govern, determine, regularise

  4. modulateverb

    adjust the pitch, tone, or volume of

    inflect, tone, regulate

  5. modulateverb

    vary the frequency, amplitude, phase, or other characteristic of (electromagnetic waves)

    inflect, tone, regulate

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. modulateverb

    attune, harmonize, tune

  2. modulateverb

    inflect (as the voice), vary in tune and accentuation

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. modulateverb

    inflect, harmonize, attune, adjust, adapt

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "modulate":

    modular, adjust

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How to use modulate in a sentence?

  1. Nir Barzilai:

    Aging is the major risk factor for all these diseases—heart disease, cancer, diabetes and Alzheimer’s, if you want to make a real impact you have to modulate the risk of aging and by that the risk for all those diseases of aging.

  2. Luc Arnal:

    Normal speech patterns only have slight differences in loudness, between 4 and 5 Hertz (sound wave cycles per second), but screams can modulate very fast, varying between 30 and 150 Hertz.

  3. Marc Flajolet:

    Most studies carried out till now were targeting the very late steps of this whole multi-step process, and we thought, ‘Let’s look at the very early steps and maybe we’ll have more chances to modulate this pathway,’ we found that was not only the case for amyloid plaques, but that it also worked in this animal model for memory.

  4. Jennifer Granholm:

    We expect these numbers will probably modulate a bit in 2022, you'll see an increase in employment that corresponds with the increase in supply.

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