emend

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ɪˈmɛnd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ɪˈmɛnd/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(i mend)



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
e•mend /ɪˈmɛnd/USA pronunciation   v. [+ object]
  1. to revise or correct (errors, writing, etc.):She emended the errors in his letter.
e•men•da•tion /ˌimɛnˈdeɪʃən/USA pronunciation  n. [countable]

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
e•mend  (i mend),USA pronunciation v.t. 
  1. to edit or change (a text).
  2. to free from faults or errors;
    correct.
e•menda•ble, adj. 
  • Latin ēmendāre to correct, equivalent. to ē- e- + mend(um) fault + -āre infinitive suffix
  • Middle French emender)
  • late Middle English ( 1375–1425
    • 1, 2.See corresponding entry in Unabridged See  amend. 

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
emend /ɪˈmɛnd/ vb
  1. (transitive) to make corrections or improvements in (a text) by critical editing
Etymology: 15th Century: from Latin ēmendāre to correct, from ē- out + mendum a mistake

eˈmendable adj
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