emended


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Wikipedia.
Related to emended: amended return

e·mend

 (ĭ-mĕnd′)
tr.v. e·mend·ed, e·mend·ing, e·mends
To improve by critical editing: emend a faulty text.

[Middle English emenden, from Latin ēmendāre : ē-, ex-, ex- + mendum, defect, fault.]

e·mend′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.emended - improved or corrected by critical editing; "the emended text"
altered - changed in form or character without becoming something else; "the altered policy promised success"; "following an altered course we soon found ourselves back in civilization"; "he looked...with clouded eyes and with an altered manner of breathing"- Charles Dickens
References in periodicals archive ?
Chairmen UC 153, Angoori Bagh Saeed Malik termed his UC as darkest UC of Lahore and emended for street lights.
of the Code "any other emendation is an "unjustified emendation"; the name thus emended is available and it has its own author and date and is a junior objective synonym of the name in its original spelling; it enters into homonymy and can be used as a substitute name".
In the aftermath of the Syrian civil war, however, leading international powers emended their perceptions of the dangers lurking all around Lebanon and actually set up an International Support Group to extend sorely needed assistance.
The editor of the modern edition from which I have just quoted has emended in two places the last line of the passage, which in all early editions reads 'And make our strokes to wound the senseless lure [1593 actually has 'lute']'.
Other characters emended from the original description are the absence of mandible, and the presence of preepisternal setae of the male adults.
and emended description of Mycobacterium abscessus.
This volume contains the books Ezra and Nehemiah and 1-2 Maccabees in Syriac, a language closely related to Aramaic, from an emended version of MS B.
New York State recently emended the Cooperative and Condominium Tax Abatement to extend benefit eligibility to units owned in trusts.
The main body of the book contains the emended Latin text on facing pages with Hauge's translation.
We now have a definitive edition of the first, discarded, version contained in two exercise books now held in the University of Texas's Ransom Center although this text has been emended by reference to Lawrence's additions and to the first 81 pages of the 'Johnson typescript'.
This is a critical best-text edition, sparingly emended through comparison with the other manuscripts, and preserving a wide assortment of scribal oddities, though with modern punctuation and capitalization and silently expanded abbreviations.