emendation

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌiːmɛnˈdeɪʃən/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˌimɛnˈdeɪʃən/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(ē′mən dāshən, em′ən-)




WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
e•men•da•tion  (ē′mən dāshən, em′ən-),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. a correction or change, as of a text.
  2. the act of emending.
e•men•da•to•ry  (ē′mən dāshən, em′ən-),USA pronunciation adj. 
  • Latin ēmendātiōn- (stem of ēmendātiō), equivalent. to ēmendāt(us) (see emendate) + -iōn- -ion
  • 1530–40;

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
emendation /ˌiːmɛnˈdeɪʃən/ n
  1. a correction or improvement in a text
  2. the act or process of emending

ˈemenˌdator n emendatory /ɪˈmɛndətərɪ -trɪ/ adj
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. 

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