- Inflections of 'ameliorate' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
- v 3rd person singular
- v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
- v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
- v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English-Dutch Dictionary © 2020:
|ameliorate [sth]⇒ vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."|| (make better)||verbeteren overg. ww|
| || ||beter maken bn+ww|
| ||The ambassador's intervention may just ameliorate the situation.|
|ameliorate⇒ viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."|| (get better)||herstellen overg. ww|
| || ||beter worden bn+ww|
| ||The patient began to ameliorate after the second treatment.|