Definition of Meliorate

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




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

Definition of Meliorate

1. v. t. To make better; to improve; to ameliorate; to soften; to make more tolerable.

2. v. i. To grow better.

Definition of Meliorate

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

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Meliorate

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Meliorate

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meliorate (current term)
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Literary usage of Meliorate

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1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1790)
"G. IT is a faft well known to farmers, that Come dreams of water meliorate the ground, and others, 06 the contrary, impoverish it. ..."

2. The Missionary Gazetteer: Comprising a Geographical and Statistical Account by Bela Bates Edwards, Charles Williams (1832)
"... the late Dr. Buchanan, who presented their case to the public, in his Christian Researches, since which much has been done to meliorate their condition. ..."

3. A Treatise on the Game Laws, and on Fisheries: With an Appendix, Containing by Joseph Chitty (1812)
"... and so thereby to meliorate the common, yet A- in this the court there was divided two ... meliorate ..."

4. Solitude Considered: With Respect to Its Influence Upon the Mind and the by Johann Georg Zimmermann (1795)
"... refine, and meliorate the lurking inclinations of the heart, and afford a variety of ... meliorate ..."

5. Rosecrans' Campaign with the Fourteenth Army Corps, Or the Army of the by William Denison Bickham (1863)
"OFFICIAL Intercourse between General Rosecrans and General Bragg— An Effort to meliorate the Severities of War—Mutual Reproaches— Violation of a Flag of ..."

6. Memoirs of the Political and Private Life of James Caulfield, Earl of by Francis Hardy (1812)
"gaged in every rational scheme, and embraced every wise suggestion, that tended to meliorate the condition of his country. I have already endeavoured, ..."

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