Definition of Meliorates

1. Verb. (third-person singular of meliorate) ¹



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Definition of Meliorates

1. meliorate [v] - See also: meliorate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Meliorates

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melilotic
melilotic acid
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melioidosis
melioidotic
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meliorates (current term)
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meliority
meliphagan
meliphagous

Literary usage of Meliorates

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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"[< LL. meliorates, pp. of meliorate (> It. ... One who or that which meliorates or maĆ­ces better. ..."

2. The Creation of Wealth: Modern Efficiency Methods Analyzed and Applied by James Harry Lockwood (1915)
"This also opens up new economic fields (number 1), saves labor (number 2), saves material (number 3), saves time (number 5), and indirectly meliorates ..."

3. The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan, Josiah Conder (1844)
"Then the view of the cross, as the grand display of all the harmonious perfections of the Godhead, softens, humbles, and meliorates the heart: while the ..."

4. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"In plants, in beasts, in man's imperial race, An alien mixture meliorates the breed; Hence canes, that sickened dwarfish on the plain. ..."

5. Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions of Old English by Egerton Brydges (1815)
"... after Dr. Johnson had written about him with such ardent and eloquent affection, he could at a long subsequent period, when time generally meliorates ..."

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