from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To make textual corrections in.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. emended, corrected, restored
- v. Remove errors and corruptions from (a text).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To remove errors and corrupt readings from (a text).
Frequenti autem defcriptione Librariorum crevere errores, quos etiam agnitos emendate plerunque noluerunt, ne codicis pretio ob lituras ali - quid decederet.
Notes critical and explanatory on the Books of Psalms and Proverbs, intended to correct the grammatical errors of the text from the collations of the mss. by D. Kennicott on the Psalms and by him and De Rossi on the Proverbs; and to restore and elucidate some corrupt and obscure passages, by comparing the mss. with the antient versions, the parallel places of scripture, the proposed emendations of many able critics, and submitting some further conjectural readings to the judgment of the learned