Emend Definition

ĭ-mĕnd
emends
verb
To correct or improve.
Webster's New World
To make scholarly corrections or improvements in (a text)
Webster's New World
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Origin of Emend

  • From Middle English menden, from Latin emendo (“I free from fault”), from ex- (“out”) + mendum (“fault, blemish”)

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English emenden from Latin ēmendāre ē-, ex- ex- mendum defect, fault

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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