1 to make better; "The editor improved the manuscript with his changes" [syn: better, improve, amend, meliorate] [ant: worsen]
to make better
Amelioration may refer to one of the following.
- Amelioration (health) means "to make better" or "to improve upon" most often in context of or in reference to ill health of a person but could also be in reference to healing the land, plant, tree, etc.
- Land amelioration (land improvement)
- Amelioration (semantic) is a form of semantic change, the introduction of positive connotations or removal of negative ones for a word or expression.
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