• The change of something that is defective, broken, inefficient or otherwise negative, in order to correct or improve it


  • To put into a new and improved form or condition; to restore to a former good state, or bring from bad to good; to change from worse to better
  • To return to a good state; to amend or correct one's own character or habits
  • To form again or in a new configuration.


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  • From Middle English reformen, from Old French reformer, from Latin reformo. As a noun since 1660s, from French réforme.

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