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  Words related to reform

Related / Similar Words: straighten out, see the light, reclaim, regenerate, rectify

 

Definition:
  • a change for the better as a result of correcting abuses; "justice was for sale before the reform of the law courts";
  • self-improvement in behavior or morals by abandoning some vice; "the family rejoiced in the drunkard''s reform";
  • a campaign aimed to correct abuses or malpractices; "the reforms he proposed were too radical for the politicians";
  • change for the better; "The lazy student promised to reform"; "the habitual cheater finally saw the light";
  • make changes for improvement in order to remove abuse and injustices; "reform a political system";
  • improve by alteration or correction of errors or defects and put into a better condition; "reform the health system in this country";
  • break up the molecules of; "reform oil";
  • produce by cracking; "reform gas";
  • bring, lead, or force to abandon a wrong or evil course of life, conduct, and adopt a right one; "The Church reformed me"; "reform your conduct";

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    Hyponyms: land reform, moralization, moralisation, housecleaning, moralize, moralise

     

    Grouped Verbs: reclaim, regenerate, rectify, straighten out, see the light

     

    Derivational Morphology: straighten out, see the light, reclaim, regenerate, rectify, reclamation, reformation, reformer, reformist, crusader, meliorist, correction, rectification

     

    Anagrams: former

     

     
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