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Meaning of EMEND

Pronunciation:  i'mend

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  make improvements or corrections to; of texts
 

EMEND is a 5 letter word that starts with E.

 

 See Also: ameliorate, amend, better, improve, meliorate

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\E*mend"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Emended}; p. pr. & vb. n.
{Emending}.] [L. emendare; e out + menda, mendum, fault,
blemish: cf. F. ['e]mender. Cf. {Amend}, {Mend}.]
To purge of faults; to make better; to correct; esp., to make
corrections in (a literary work); to alter for the better by
textual criticism, generally verbal.

Syn: To amend; correct; improve; better; reform; rectify. See
     {Amend}.

 
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