emend


emend

transitive verb \ē-ˈmend\

: to correct errors in (something written)

Full Definition of EMEND

:  to correct usually by textual alterations <emended the manuscript>
emend·able \-ˈmen-də-bəl\ adjective
emend·er noun

Examples of EMEND

  1. <the first printout quickly revealed that our computer program needed to be emended>

Origin of EMEND

Middle English, from Latin emendare — more at amend
First Known Use: 15th century

Other Publishing Terms

annotate, dreadful, expurgate, factoid, jump, lobster shift, redaction, referee

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