Reform is defined as to correct someone or something or cause someone or something to be better.(verb)
An example of reform is sending a troubled teenager to juvenile hall for a month and having the teenager return better behaved.
See reform in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME reformen < OFr reformer < L reformare: see re- & form
See reform in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb re·formed, re·form·ing, re·forms verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English reformen
Origin: , from Old French reformer
Origin: , from Latin refōrmāre
Origin: : re-, re-
Origin: + fōrmāre, to shape (from fōrma, form).
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