emend

  • 1 emend — e‧mend [ɪˈmend] verb [transitive] to remove the mistakes from a piece of writing before other people read it: • It is possible that we will have to emend the data after it has been released. emendation noun [countable, uncountable] formal : • The …

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  • 2 emend — ► VERB ▪ correct and revise (a text). DERIVATIVES emendation noun. USAGE The words emend and amend both derive from Latin emendare ‘to correct’ and have similar, but not identical, meanings in English. Emend means ‘correct and revise (a text)’,… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 3 Emend — ist ein Handelsname des Arzneistoffs Aprepitant Die Abkürzung emend. steht für: emendavit, siehe Emendation (Taxonomie) Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mi …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 4 emend — emend; emend·able; …

    English syllables

  • 5 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 emend — I verb adjust, alter, ameliorate, amend, better, change, correct, corrigere, do over, emendare, emendate, fix, help, improve, make better, make corrections, make improvements, make repairs, meliorate, mend, put in order, put right, reconstruct,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 emend — c.1400, from L. emendare to free from fault, from ex out (see EX (Cf. ex )) + mendum (nom. menda) fault, blemish (see AMEND (Cf. amend)). Related: Emended; emending …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 emend — *correct, rectify, revise, amend, remedy, redress, reform Analogous words: *mend, repair: improve, better, ameliorate Antonyms: corrupt (a text, passage) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 emend — [v] correct alter, amend, better, edit, emendate, improve, polish, rectify, redact, retouch, revise, right, touch up; concept 126 Ant. make mistake, worsen …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 emend — [ē mend′, imend′] vt. [ME emenden < L emendare, AMEND < e , out (see EX 1) + menda, a defect, error < IE * mend , a flaw] 1. Rare to correct or improve 2. to make scholarly corrections or improvements in (a text) …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 emend — UK [ɪˈmend] / US verb [transitive] Word forms emend : present tense I/you/we/they emend he/she/it emends present participle emending past tense emended past participle emended to correct mistakes in something, especially a piece of writing before …

    English dictionary

  • 12 emend — amend, emend 1. Amend is the more common word, used of making adjustments to a document or formal proposal (such as a parliamentary act), and also as a special word for ‘to change’ or ‘to alter’ in the context of personal behaviour. Its… …

    Modern English usage

  • 13 emend — See amend. See amend, emend …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 14 emend — verb the editors select letters for publication and may emend content at their own discretion Syn: correct, rectify, repair, fix; improve, enhance, polish, refine, amend; edit, rewrite, revise, copyedit, redraft, recast, rephrase, reword, rework …

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  • 15 emend — transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Latin emendare more at amend Date: 15th century to correct usually by textual alterations < emended the manuscript > Synonyms: see correct • emendable adjective • emender noun …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 16 emend. — abbreviation for emendatus. The abbreviation precedes the name of the author effecting the change in a scientific name …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 17 emend — emendable, adj. /i mend /, v.t. 1. to edit or change (a text). 2. to free from faults or errors; correct. [1375 1425; late ME ( < MF emender) < L emendare to correct, equiv. to e E + mend(um) fault + are inf. suffix] Syn. 1, 2. See amend. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 18 emend — verb /ɪˈmɛnd/ To correct and revise (a text) …

    Wiktionary

  • 19 Emend — (eґmend) trademark for a preparation of aprepitant or its prodrug fosaprepitant dimeglumine …

    Medical dictionary

  • 20 emend — Synonyms and related words: acculturate, advance, alter, ameliorate, amend, better, blue pencil, boost, bring forward, civilize, compensate, correct, edify, edit, educate, elevate, emendate, enhance, enlighten, enrich, fatten, favor, forward,… …

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