Definition of Emendation

1. Noun. A correction by emending; a correction resulting from critical editing.

Generic synonyms: Correction, Rectification



Definition of Emendation

1. n. The act of altering for the better, or correcting what is erroneous or faulty; correction; improvement.

Definition of Emendation

1. Noun. The act of altering for the better, or correcting what is erroneous or faulty; correction; improvement. ¹

2. Noun. Alteration by editorial criticism, as of a text so as to give a better reading; removal of errors or corruptions from a document. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Emendation

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Medical Definition of Emendation

1. Any demonstrably intentional change in the original spelling of an available name, other than a mandatory change.). (09 Jan 1998)

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Literary usage of Emendation

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1. Homerica, Emendations and Elucidations of the Odyssey by Thomas Leyden Agar (1908)
"I wish now to propose an emendation which will not in any way affect that question, ... A strong point in favour of the emendation is, as I have already ..."

2. Latin Manuscripts: An Elementary Introduction to the Use of Critical by Harold Whetstone Johnston (1897)
"LIMITS OF emendation. ... conservative defender of 192 the manuscripts must admit the necessity of some conjectural emendation, so the boldest ..."

3. The Journal of Philology by William George Clark, William Aldis Wright, Ingram Bywater, John Eyton Bickersteth Mayor, Henry Jackson (1876)
"emendation OF A PASSAGE IN PROPERTIUS. Prop. HI. xxv. 11, 12., (ed. Paley). ... But the strongest confirmation of the emendation is to found in Ovid Met. i. ..."

4. The New Testament in the original Greek by Brooke Foss Westcott, Fenton John Anthony Hort (1896)
"The art of Conjectural emendation depends for its success so much on personal endowments, fertility of resource in the first instance, and even more an ..."

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