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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Reformedadjective

    of or relating to the body of Protestant Christianity arising during the Reformation; used of some Protestant churches especially Calvinist as distinct from Lutheran

    "Dutch Reformed theology"

  2. reformedadjective

    caused to abandon an evil manner of living and follow a good one

    "a reformed drunkard"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reformedadjective

    corrected; amended; restored to purity or excellence; said, specifically, of the whole body of Protestant churches originating in the Reformation. Also, in a more restricted sense, of those who separated from Luther on the doctrine of consubstantiation, etc., and carried the Reformation, as they claimed, to a higher point. The Protestant churches founded by them in Switzerland, France, Holland, and part of Germany, were called the Reformed churches

  2. Reformedadjective

    amended in character and life; as, a reformed gambler or drunkard

  3. Reformedadjective

    retained in service on half or full pay after the disbandment of the company or troop; -- said of an officer

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reformed in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reformed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of reformed in a Sentence

  1. Chuck Schumer:

    We will all confront a critical question: Shall members of this chamber do what is necessary to pass these bills? it is my hope that courage awakens within the heart of our Republican colleagues before the day is out. But if the Senate cannot protect the right to vote… under the existing rules, then the Senate rules must be reformed.

  2. Joe Biden:

    Every major initiative needs to be reformed.

  3. Lammy Review recommendationsIn an interview:

    Our youth justice system has not been reformed since the early days of Tony Blair in which we made a commitment to reduce the number of young people in the youth justice system and in prison. And we managed to do that, but what we did not reduce are the amount of Black and Minority Ethnic young people in the system. That has grown and grown and grown.

  4. The Romania-born Vizer:

    History demonstrated that all the empires who reached the highest peaks of development never reformed on time and they are all headed for destruction, the IOC system today is expired, outdated, wrong, unfair and not at all transparent.

  5. David Valadao:

    There is no doubt we are disappointed in the results but we can take pride in knowing that we brought about real, tangible change, we have reduced taxes for middle class families, made huge strides in our battle for water, reformed the dairy industry for thousands of California farmers, improved access to healthcare for families throughout the Central Valley, and given our troops the support they deserve.

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    cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of
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