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The pitch, timbre, volume, speed, and cadence of your voice, the speed with which you speak, and even the way you modulate pitch and loudness, are all hugely influential factors in how convincing you are and how people judge your state of mind and character.
Leonard Mlodinow

Meaning of "modulate" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD MODULATE

From Latin modulātus in due measure, melodious, from modulārī to regulate, from modus measure.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF MODULATE

modulate  [ˈmɒdjʊˌleɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MODULATE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Modulate is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb modulate in English.

WHAT DOES MODULATE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of modulate in the English dictionary

The first definition of modulate in the dictionary is to change the tone, pitch, or volume of. Other definition of modulate is to adjust or regulate the degree of. Modulate is also to subject to or undergo modulation in music.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO MODULATE

PRESENT

Present
I modulate
you modulate
he/she/it modulates
we modulate
you modulate
they modulate
Present continuous
I am modulating
you are modulating
he/she/it is modulating
we are modulating
you are modulating
they are modulating
Present perfect
I have modulated
you have modulated
he/she/it has modulated
we have modulated
you have modulated
they have modulated
Present perfect continuous
I have been modulating
you have been modulating
he/she/it has been modulating
we have been modulating
you have been modulating
they have been modulating
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I modulated
you modulated
he/she/it modulated
we modulated
you modulated
they modulated
Past continuous
I was modulating
you were modulating
he/she/it was modulating
we were modulating
you were modulating
they were modulating
Past perfect
I had modulated
you had modulated
he/she/it had modulated
we had modulated
you had modulated
they had modulated
Past perfect continuous
I had been modulating
you had been modulating
he/she/it had been modulating
we had been modulating
you had been modulating
they had been modulating
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will modulate
you will modulate
he/she/it will modulate
we will modulate
you will modulate
they will modulate
Future continuous
I will be modulating
you will be modulating
he/she/it will be modulating
we will be modulating
you will be modulating
they will be modulating
Future perfect
I will have modulated
you will have modulated
he/she/it will have modulated
we will have modulated
you will have modulated
they will have modulated
Future perfect continuous
I will have been modulating
you will have been modulating
he/she/it will have been modulating
we will have been modulating
you will have been modulating
they will have been modulating
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would modulate
you would modulate
he/she/it would modulate
we would modulate
you would modulate
they would modulate
Conditional continuous
I would be modulating
you would be modulating
he/she/it would be modulating
we would be modulating
you would be modulating
they would be modulating
Conditional perfect
I would have modulate
you would have modulate
he/she/it would have modulate
we would have modulate
you would have modulate
they would have modulate
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been modulating
you would have been modulating
he/she/it would have been modulating
we would have been modulating
you would have been modulating
they would have been modulating
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you modulate
we let´s modulate
you modulate
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to modulate
Past participle
modulated
Present Participle
modulating
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MODULATE


accumulate
əˈkjuːmjʊˌleɪt
calculate
ˈkælkjʊˌleɪt
circulate
ˈsɜːkjʊˌleɪt
coagulate
kəʊˈæɡjʊˌleɪt
congratulate
kənˈɡrætjʊˌleɪt
cumulate
ˈkjuːmjʊˌleɪt
ejaculate
ɪˈdʒækjʊˌleɪt
emulate
ˈɛmjʊˌleɪt
encapsulate
ɪnˈkæpsjʊˌleɪt
formulate
ˈfɔːmjʊˌleɪt
insulate
ˈɪnsjʊˌleɪt
manipulate
məˈnɪpjʊˌleɪt
populate
ˈpɒpjʊˌleɪt
postulate
ˈpɒstjʊˌleɪt
reformulate
riːˈfɔːmjʊˌleɪt
regulate
ˈrɛɡjʊˌleɪt
simulate
ˈsɪmjʊˌleɪt
speculate
ˈspɛkjʊˌleɪt
stimulate
ˈstɪmjʊˌleɪt
stipulate
ˈstɪpjʊˌleɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MODULATE

modulability
modular
modularised
modularity
modularized
modularly
modulation
modulative
modulator
modulatory
module
moduli
modulo
modulus
modulus of elasticity
modulus of rigidity
modus
modus operandi
modus ponens
modus tollens

WORDS THAT END LIKE MODULATE

absquatulate
ambulate
articulate
chocolate
consulate
copulate
demodulate
depopulate
deregulate
emasculate
geniculate
immaculate
matriculate
ovulate
particulate
recirculate
repopulate
reticulate
triangulate
undulate
ungulate

Synonyms and antonyms of modulate in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «MODULATE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «modulate» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of modulate

Translation of «modulate» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MODULATE

Find out the translation of modulate to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of modulate from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «modulate» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

调节
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

modular
570 millions of speakers

English

modulate
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मिलाना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تعدل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

модулировать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

modular
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সুর ​​বাঁধা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

moduler
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Memodulasi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

modulieren
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

調節する
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

변조
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Modulate
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ngâm nga
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒழுங்குப்படுத்துவதற்கான
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नियमन करा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

modüle
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

modulare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

modulować
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

модулювати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

modula
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

διαμορφώνουν
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

moduleer
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

modulera
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

modulere
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of modulate

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MODULATE»

The term «modulate» is quite widely used and occupies the 31.533 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MODULATE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about modulate

EXAMPLES

2 QUOTES WITH «MODULATE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word modulate.
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Leonard Mlodinow
The pitch, timbre, volume, speed, and cadence of your voice, the speed with which you speak, and even the way you modulate pitch and loudness, are all hugely influential factors in how convincing you are and how people judge your state of mind and character.
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Jeff Vandermeer
I have always tended toward a lush prose style, but I take care to modulate it from story to story and to strip it down entirely when necessary.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MODULATE»

Discover the use of modulate in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to modulate and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Therapeutic Proteins: Strategies to Modulate Their Plasma ...
For this ready reference, the internationally renowned authority in the field, Roland Kontermann, has assembled a team of outstanding contributors from industry and academia to convey the worldwide knowledge on modifying therapeutic ...
Roland Kontermann, 2012
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Nutritional Coaching Strategy to Modulate Training Efficiency
This book provides a solid scientific basis to help the reader define key targets for future interventions and develop new insights into the complex interaction between nutrition and exercise.
Kevin D. Tipton, Luc J. C. van Loon, 2013
3
Regulatory Elements which Modulate HIV-1 LTR Gene Expression ...
The HIV-1 gene expression is regulated from the promoter located in the 5' long terminal repeat (LTR).
David A. Harrich, 1994
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Identification of Factors that Modulate Pseudomonas ...
Blotting enabled bacterial adherence to the cornea without promoting traversal beyond the superficial epithelia.
Irania Alarcon, 2007
5
Immunophilins FKBP52 and FKBP51 Modulate Glucocorticoid ...
These data support the hypothesis that the immunophilins described here modulate the cellular function of the GR in the brain and expression levels may be related to mood disorders.
Erick Thomas Tatro, 2008
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Meprin Metalloproteases Modulate Intestinal Host Response
This thesis furthers our knowledge about the roles of meprin metalloproteases in the rodent intestine and also elucidates the importance of proper distribution of meprin isoforms.
Sanjita Banerjee, 2008
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Meprin Metalloproteases Modulate the Host Response to ...
Prior to the initiation of this work, extensive information about the structure and in vitro behavior of the meprins was known, but little was known about their in vivo roles in immune modulation.
Renee E. Yura, 2008
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Does Reproductive Age Modulate Estrogen's Effect on the ...
Collectively, these data confirm that the inflammatory response is altered by reproductive age and extend these analyses to show that estrogen's age dependent effects on neural inflammation may actually be due to age-related changes in ...
Adam B. Johnson, 2006
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Characterization of Human Lung Tumor-associated Fibroblasts ...
To evaluate the ability of TAF to modulate tumor-associated T cell (TAT) activation, we conducted co-culture experiments between autologous TAF and TAT. In five out of eight tumors, TAF elicited a contact-dependent enhancement of TAT ...
Michael Ralph Nazareth, 2008
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The Receptor for Advanced Glycation Endproducts and S100A11 ...
Taken together, the studies in this dissertation demonstrate critical roles for RAGE and S100A11 in modulating pathologic chondrocyte hypertrophic differentiation and dysregulated matrix catabolism.
Denise L. Cecil, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MODULATE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term modulate is used in the context of the following news items.
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Structural biology: Arresting developments in receptor signalling
The binding of a GPCR to a G protein results in the activation and subsequent regulation of downstream effector enzymes that modulate levels ... «Nature.com, Jul 15»
2
Genetics: Feedforward loop for diversity
Whether natural selection is efficient enough to modulate gene-specific mutation rates is questionable. But if loci under diversifying selection ... «Nature.com, Jul 15»
3
Public Release: 22-Jul-2015 Smarter window materials can control …
In the paper, the team demonstrates how the new material can strongly and selectively modulate visible light and NIR by applying a small ... «EurekAlert, Jul 15»
4
UAE's Masdar launches first models to predict Emirates' climate …
“Some years currents are strong and others not as much, and those fluctuations modulate our climate to bring changing degrees of heat, ... «Nature Middle East, Jul 15»
5
Static synapses on a moving structure: Mind the gap!
"We know very little about these odd axonal synapses, other than they are in the right place to modulate neuronal output by acting directly on ... «Medical Xpress, Jul 15»
6
Cytokinetics, Incorporated (NASDAQ:CYTK) Brokerage Rating Update
... biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of small molecule therapeutics that modulate muscle function for the ... «Investor Newswire, Jul 15»
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Brokerages Give $22.00 Consensus Target Price to Ardelyx …
... is aimed at discovering and evaluating small molecule, orally-administered drug candidates that modulate the transport of potassium in the ... «WKRB News, Jul 15»
8
Regulus Therapeutics Sees Unusually-High Trading Volume …
... its microRNA product platform to develop chemically modified, single-stranded oligonucleotides that the Company calls anti-miRs to modulate microRNAs and ... «Dakota Financial News, Jul 15»
9
Biotech Stocks you should dump - Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc …
... lung, colon, pancreas, and gastric cancers and has been shown to modulate innate and adaptive immune suppression in pre-clinical studies. «Wall Street Observer, Jul 15»
10
Earnings Surprise in Focus: OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc …
... and develop targeted antibody and other protein-based therapeutics that are designed to modulate these CSC targets and inhibit the growth ... «Investor Newswire, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Modulate [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/modulate>. Dec 2019 ».
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