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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Emend  \E*mend"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Emended};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Emending}.]  [L.  emendare  e  out  +  menda,  mendum  fault, 
  blemish:  cf  F.  ['e]mender.  Cf  {Amend},  {Mend}.] 
  To  purge  of  faults;  to  make  better;  to  correct;  esp.,  to  make 
  corrections  in  (a  literary  work);  to  alter  for  the  better  by 
  textual  criticism,  generally  verbal. 
 
  Syn:  To  amend;  correct;  improve;  better;  reform;  rectify.  See 
  {Amend}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  emend 
  v  :  make  improvements  or  corrections  to  of  texts 




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