- Rare to correct or improve
- to make scholarly corrections or improvements in (a text)
Origin of emendMiddle English emenden ; from Classical Latin emendare, amend ; from e-, out (see ex-) + menda, a defect, error ; from Indo-European an unverified form mend-, a flaw
transitive verbe·mend·ed, e·mend·ing, e·mends
Origin of emendMiddle English emenden, from Latin &emacron;mendare : &emacron;-, ex-, ex- + mendum, defect, fault.
(third-person singular simple present emends, present participle emending, simple past and past participle emended)
From Middle English menden, from Latin emendo (“I free from fault”), from ex- (“out”) + mendum (“fault, blemish”)