modulate - definition and synonyms

verb 

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/ˈmɒdjʊleɪt/
present tense
I/you/we/theymodulate
he/she/itmodulates
present participlemodulating
past tensemodulated
past participlemodulated
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] formal to change something, especially in order to achieve a particular effect
    1. a.
      [intransitive/transitive] mainly literary if you modulate your voice, or if it modulates, you change the way it sounds
       Synonyms and related words
    2. c.
      [transitive] physics to change the energy level or frequency of a radio wave

derived word

modulation

 

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/ˌmɒdjʊˈleɪʃ(ə)n/
noun [uncountable]