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Definition of emend verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    emend something (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they emend
    he / she / it emends
    past simple emended
    -ing form emending
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  1. 1to remove the mistakes in a piece of writing, especially before it is printed synonym correct
  2. 2 The date of the battle needs to be emended to 1643.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: emend