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Synonyms for modulate
ˈmɒdʒ əˌleɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. modulate(verb)

    change the key of, in music

    "modulate the melody"

    inflect, tone, regulate

  2. tone, inflect, modulate(verb)

    vary the pitch of one's speech

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

  3. regulate, modulate(verb)

    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. modulate(verb)

    adjust the pitch, tone, or volume of

    inflect, tone, regulate

  5. modulate(verb)

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

    inflect, tone, regulate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. modulate(v. a.)

    attune, harmonize, tune

  2. modulate(v. a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. modulate(v)

    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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

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