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  • nouna revision
  • nounimprovement

synonyms for emendation

  • change
  • correction
  • editing
  • revisal
See also synonyms for: emendatory
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How to use emendation in a sentence

The suggested emendation satisfies the conditions, and makes better sense.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
Giffords emendation to lived for the sake of grammatical regularity, which is followed by all later editors, is unwarranted.
THE FATAL DOWRYPHILIP MASSINGER
The translation of this line is founded solely on a conjectural emendation of the text.
THE ELDER EDDAS OF SAEMUND SIGFUSSON; AND THE YOUNGER EDDAS OF SNORRE STURLESONSAEMUND SIGFUSSON AND SNORRE STURLESON
One instance, though practically certain, is the result of conjectural emendation.
BEOWULFR. W. CHAMBERS
It was not what Caroline meant to say, but she accepted the emendation, with just the slightest air of deprecation.
THAT AFFAIR NEXT DOORANNA KATHARINE GREEN
The text is based on an emendation of Graetz, following the Syriac.
EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE BOOK OF JEREMIAHWILLIAM HENRY BENNETT
Jerry delivered her polite emendation with irresistible drollery.
MARJORIE DEAN, HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORPAULINE LESTER
In 1901 Hommel abandoned Peiser's emendation and suggested two alternative schemes.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 3, PART 1, SLICE 1VARIOUS
Indeed, so close is their resemblance that it is quite possible from the one text to secure the emendation of the other.
GILBERTUS ANGLICUSHENRY EBENEZER HANDERSON
Schmid would read borh-bryce; see p. 541; but this emendation seems needless.
DOMESDAY BOOK AND BEYONDFREDERIC WILLIAM MAITLAND
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO EMENDATION

  • alteration
  • amelioration
  • amendment
  • changing
  • editing
  • emendation
  • improvement
  • indemnification
  • mending
  • modification
  • rectification
  • redress
  • reexamination
  • remodeling
  • repair
  • reparation
  • revisal
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