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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"


  1. reformed

    Reformed typically refers to something that has been changed or improved for the better, often in relation to behavior or systems. It can also refer to a branch of Protestantism known as Reformed churches, which includes Presbyterian and Congregationalist churches, stressing the sovereignty of God, the authority of the Scriptures, and the necessity of grace through faith.

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. The British prime minister:

    I believe we are stronger, safer and better off inside a reformed European Union, and that is why I will be campaigning with all my heart and soul to persuade the British people to remain in the reformed European union that we have secured today.

  2. 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.

  3. John Thune:

    It’s an agency that needs to be reformed, so I expect that Mick Mulvaney will be on the job and be calling the shots over there.

  4. Jeb Bush:

    We should reform it, if it's to be used as a deterrent, it has to be reformed. It can't take 25 years. That does no one any good. Neither the victims nor the state is solving this problem with that kind of tangled judicial process.

  5. David Clohessy:

    For years now, Penn State enthusiasts have repeatedly reassured everyone who'd listen that the university's problematic culture about sex crimes had been 'reformed, the latest allegations -- that a fraternity members posted nude pictures of women on Facebook, some of whom appeared to be sleeping or passed out -- raise serious doubts about those claims.

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