Emendation meaning

ĭ-mĕndāshən, ēmĕn-
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Correction or change made in a text, as in an attempt to restore the original reading.
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The act of emending.
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The act of emending.
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The act of revising a document.
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The act of altering for the better, or correcting what is erroneous or faulty; correction; improvement.
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Alteration by editorial criticism, as of a text so as to give a better reading; removal of errors or corruptions from a document.

The book might be improved by judicious emendations.

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An alteration intended to improve.

The editor's textual emendations.

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