Meliorate meaning

mēl'yə-rāt', mē'lē-ə-
To make better; improve.
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To grow better.
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To make or become better; improve; ameliorate.
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To make better, to improve; to heal or solve a problem.

They offered some compromises in an effort to meliorate the disagreement.

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Origin of meliorate

  • Latin meliōrāre meliōrāt- from melior better mel-2 in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Latin melior "better"
    From Wiktionary