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emend

e·mend

emend

 
 
pronunciation:
ih mend
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: emended, emending, emends
definition: to correct or improve (written text), esp. by removing errors; edit.
The document was emended so that it included the correct dates.
similar words:
correct, edit, revise
derivation: emendable (adj.)
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The word emend contains the following part:
e- Latin prefix that means out, out of, away
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The prefix e- is an assimilated form of ex- used before roots beginning with certain consonants (b d, g, j, l, m, n, r, v). See ex-.