Meaning of AMELIORATE in English

AMELIORATE

— ameliorable , adj. — ameliorableness , n. — ameliorant , n. — ameliorative, amelioratory /euh meel"yeuhr euh tawr'ee, -tohr'ee, euh mee"lee euh-/ , adj. — ameliorator , n.

/euh meel"yeuh rayt', euh mee"lee euh-/ , v.t., v.i., ameliorated, ameliorating .

to make or become better, more bearable, or more satisfactory; improve; meliorate.

[ 1760-70; A- 5 + MELIORATE ]

Syn . amend, better. See improve .

Ant . worsen.

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