- 1The process of making a revision or correction to a text.More example sentences
correction, rectification; improvement, improving, enhancement, enhancing, polishing, refinement, refining, clarification; editing, alteration, rewriting, revision, copy-editing, subediting, amendment, modification; redrafting, recasting, rephrasing, rewording, reworking; expurgation, redaction, censorship, censoring, bowdlerization
- The minutes of last year's meeting in Victoria, BC, were accepted without emendation.
- The theologian, however, could argue that there are instances which might validly call for emendation.
- This necessitated some retrospective emendation of the original claims to make the new theory minimally plausible.
- 1.1 [count noun] A correction or revision to a text: here are some suggested emendationsMore example sentences
- Such emendations to the 'classics' on the part of famous conductors were once common practice.
- Naturally, this critical simplification of mine calls for numerous emendations.
- Finally there is the considerable group of emendations in the Centenary text that were introduced by the editor.