Definition of Ameliorate

1. Verb. To make better. "They ameliorate their earnings this year"; "The editor improved the manuscript with his changes"




2. Verb. Get better. "Their earnings ameliorate this year"; "The weather improved toward evening"

Definition of Ameliorate

1. v. t. To make better; to improve; to meliorate.

2. v. i. To grow better; to meliorate; as, wine ameliorates by age.

Definition of Ameliorate

1. Verb. (transitive) To make better, to improve; to heal; to solve a problem. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ameliorate

1. [v -RATED, -RATING, -RATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ameliorate

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ameliorate (current term)
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Literary usage of Ameliorate

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1. The Nature and Properties of Soils: A College Text of Edaphology by Thomas Lyttleton Lyon, Harry Oliver Buckman (1922)
"The loosening of a clay soil tends to ameliorate such conditions and to counteract 5000 CC FIG. 23.—Curves showing the absorption of PO. in parts per ..."

2. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1822)
"from that society which they are intended to ameliorate and adorn: but indeed if the first of these evils were removed, ..."

3. A History of Greece: From Its Conquest by the Romans to the Present Time, B by George Finlay (1877)
"The Emperor Manuel II. attempts to ameliorate the Byzantine Government in the Peloponnesus. In the year 1415 the emperor Manuel II. visited the Peloponnesus ..."

4. Narrative of the Canadian Red River Exploring Expedition of 1857 by Henry Youle Hind (1860)
"Statistics of Indians in Canada.—Canadian Special Commission.—The Indian Department.— Efforts to ameliorate the Condition of Indians. ..."

5. New Hampshire as a Royal Province by William Henry Fry (1908)
"... now the main purpose in issuing the bills was to ameliorate the conditions due to the great scarcity of money as a medium of exchange. ..."

6. The History of Greece: From Its Conquest by the Crusaders to Its Conquest by by George Finlay (1851)
"... which were their only possessions in the Peloponnesus.1 SECT. 11.—THE EMPEROR MANUEL II. ATTEMPTS TO ameliorate TIIE BYZANTINE ..."

7. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen by Robert Chambers (1835)
"... and was indefatigable in his endeavours to ameliorate the situation and assuage the sufferings of the unfortunate inmates of that admirable ..."

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