Definition of Emend

1. Verb. Make improvements or corrections to. "The text was emended in the second edition"

Generic synonyms: Ameliorate, Amend, Better, Improve, Meliorate



Definition of Emend

1. v. t. 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.

Definition of Emend

1. Verb. (transitive) To correct and revise (''a text''). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Emend

1. to correct [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: correct

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Literary usage of Emend

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1. How to Learn Philology: A Simple and Introductory Book for Teachers and Learners by Eustace Hamilton Miles (1899)
"When emendations are most probable, and How to emend. 54. When is an emendation most plausible, and how should one proceed to emend a corrupt passage ? ..."

2. The Fragments of Zeno and Cleanthes by Zeno, Cleanthes (1891)
"... and Wellmann would emend 17 xP€'at ^ог Ч^ч«*-' more probably however it was a collection of short ethical IV. Miscellaneous. ..."

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