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emend (v.)

"remove faults from, alter for the better," c. 1400, from Latin emendare "to free from fault, correct, improve, revise," from assimilated form of ex "out" (see ex-) + mendum (nominative menda) "fault, blemish" (see amend). Related: Emended; emending.

updated on December 12, 2016

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Definitions of emend from WordNet

emend (v.)
make improvements or corrections to;
the text was emended in the second edition
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