emend

emend

[ih-mend]
verb (used with object)
1.
to edit or change (a text).
2.
to free from faults or errors; correct.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English (< Middle French emender) < Latin ēmendāre to correct, equivalent to ē- e- + mend(um) fault + -āre infinitive suffix

emendable, adjective
nonemendable, adjective
unemendable, adjective
unemended, adjective

amenable, amendable, emendable.


1, 2. See amend.
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emend (ɪˈmɛnd)
 
vb
(tr) to make corrections or improvements in (a text) by critical editing
 
[C15: from Latin ēmendāre to correct, from ē- out + mendum a mistake]
 
e'mendable
 
adj

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emend
c.1400, from L. emendare "to free from fault," from ex- "out" + mendum (nom. menda) "fault, blemish."
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