Definitions for ameliorateəˈmil yəˌreɪt, əˈmi li ə-

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  1. better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate(verb)

    to make better

    "The editor improved the manuscript with his changes"

  2. better, improve, ameliorate, meliorate(verb)

    get better

    "The weather improved toward evening"

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  1. ameliorate(Verb)

    To make better, to improve; to heal; to solve a problem.

    They offered some compromises in an effort to ameliorate the situation.

  2. Origin: Influenced by améliorer and a- + melior.

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  1. Ameliorate(verb)

    to make better; to improve; to meliorate

  2. Ameliorate(verb)

    to grow better; to meliorate; as, wine ameliorates by age

  3. Origin: [L. ad + meliorare to make better: cf. F. amliorer. See Meliorate.]


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