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Definition of the verb emend

What does emend mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: emended | emending | emends

  1. make improvements or corrections to
    • example: the text was emended in the second edition
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • more generic words: ameliorate / amend / better / improve / meliorate = to make better

Alternative definition of the verb emend


  1. [transitive] To correct and revise (a text).

Definition of the verb emend for high school students

    to correct or revise a written text
    • example: If my sentence is incorrect, the editor will emend what I have written.

The verb emend is considered to be a word that all college-aspiring students should know and understand, so it frequently appears on the SAT, ACT and other college admissions tests.


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Emend a.k.a. Aprepitant is an antiemetic chemical compound that belongs to a class of drugs called substance P antagonists. It mediates its effect by blocking the neurokinin 1 receptor.

Phrases with Emend

  1. Carteria Emend
  2. Protoperidinium Emend
  3. Chrysochromulina Emend

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Emend

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Google previewEnglish synonymes explained with illustrations and exemples from the best writers (1824)

by George Crabb

EMEND is the immediate derivative of the Latin emendo. IMPROVE comes from the Latin in and probo to prove or try, signifying to make good, or better ...

Google previewEnglish Synonyms Explained, in Alphabetical Order (1818)

With Copious Illustrations and Examples Drawn from the Best Writers by George Crabb

EMEND is the immediate derivative of the Latin cmcndo. IMPROVE comes from the Latin in and probe to prove or try, signifying to make good, or better ...

Google previewFowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2015)

by Henry Watson Fowler, Jeremy Butterfield

Emend is the property mainly of textual scholars who propose improvements to and changes in the reading of texts and manuscripts so as to make them more intelligible or to remove errors. America. To English speakers outside North America ...

Google previewEnglish synonymes (1839)

Explained in alphabetical order by George Crabb, J. H. Hedley

~ EMEND is the immediate derivative of the Latin emendo.

Google previewEnglish synonyms explained (1844)

with copious illustrations and examples, drawn from the best writers by George Crabb

rectify, in Latin rectifico, compounded of rectus and facto, signifies to make or put right; emend is the immediate derivative of the Latin emendo ; improve comes from the Latin in and probo to prove or try, signifying lo make any tiling good, ...

Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Agronomic Plants (2012)

by G. Rehm

emend. Metzg . ssp. chinensis (L.) Hanelt B. chinensis L. Chinese cabbage, Chinese leaves chou de Chine Chinakohl sayor puteh couve chinesa repollo Chino, col de China ...

Google previewBachiesichang Dictionary of English Errors (2013)

by King Sulleyman D. Bachiesichang

emend, amend 8 After you have finished writing in an examination hall read through your work to amend all likely errors. 8 After you have finished writing in an examination hall read through ...

Google previewA Complete Pronouncing Dictionary of the English and Bohemian Languages (1892)

For General Use by Karel Jonáš

amend, emend', ...

Google previewCrossword Puzzle Dictionary (2015)

by Murali Mohan Hundigam

obese, rotund Corpus—body Correct—amend, emend, proper, rectify, right, true Correct a misapprehension—put the record straight Correct and revise a text —emend Correct English—queen's speech Correct in all details—accurate Correct ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

emend ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage (2001)

by Bryan A. Garner

Emend = to correct (as a text). Amend out has been used to mean "to excise." E.g., "This provision, essentially the same as ...

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Emend Meaning

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Quotes about Emend

To bring out and to put out!
But the eagle above is watching us all.

And to take heed!
But, i am Mare with the muse of love;
And like joy in the land of peace. (Edward Kofi Louis)
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Scrabble value of E1M3E1N1D2

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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