Emending
Emend 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}. [1913 Webster]


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