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reform

noun (n)

  • a change for the better as a result of correcting abuses (noun.act)
    Example:
    Justice was for sale before the reform of the law courts.
    source: wordnet30
  • a campaign aimed to correct abuses or malpractices (noun.act)
    Example:
    The reforms he proposed were too radical for the politicians.
    source: wordnet30
  • self-improvement in behavior or morals by abandoning some vice (noun.act)
    Example:
    The family rejoiced in the drunkard's reform.
    source: wordnet30
  • Amendment of what is defective, vicious, corrupt, or depraved; reformation; as, reform of elections; reform of government. (noun)
    source: webster1913

verb (v)

  • make changes for improvement in order to remove abuse and injustices (verb.change)
    Example:
    Reform a political system.
    source: wordnet30
  • bring, lead, or force to abandon a wrong or evil course of life, conduct, and adopt a right one (verb.change)
    Example:
    The Church reformed me.
    Reform your conduct.
    source: wordnet30
  • produce by cracking (verb.change)
    Example:
    Reform gas.
    source: wordnet30
  • break up the molecules of (verb.change)
    Example:
    Reform oil.
    source: wordnet30
  • improve by alteration or correction of errors or defects and put into a better condition (verb.change)
    Example:
    Reform the health system in this country.
    source: wordnet30
  • change for the better (verb.change)
    Example:
    The lazy student promised to reform.
    source: wordnet30
  • To put into a new and improved form or condition; to restore to a former good state, or bring from bad to good; to change from worse to better; to amend; to correct; as, to reform a profligate man; to reform corrupt manners or morals. (verb)
    source: webster1913
  • To return to a good state; to amend or correct one's own character or habits; as, a man of settled habits of vice will seldom reform. (verb)
    source: webster1913
  • To give a new form to; to form anew; to take form again, or to take a new form; as, to re- form the line after a charge. (verb)
    source: webster1913

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