One such watchdog group, the reformed Nazarenes, rejoiced when I finally left the college.
The process is out of control and must be reformed, says Mark McKinnon.
As for the reformed Jill, on the show, Alex doesn't buy the act.
So far as we know, he and other reformers want a reformed democratic Islamic state, not regime change.
Others wanted the law expanded or reformed or scaled back in specific areas.
When a physician finds this to be the case, then the patient's habits must be reformed.
He was now a reformed man; her father had told her so, and she could see it.
Never before had the reformed realized the extent to which their fortunes were dependent on a single man.
But they were not reformed and were not capable of reformation.
It was thought that there were orders enough; that the old should be reformed, not new ones created.
c.1300, "to convert into another and better form," from Old French reformer "rebuild, reconstruct, recreate" (12c.), from Latin reformare "to form again, change, transform, alter," from re- "again" (see re-) + formare "to form" (see form (n.)). Intransitive sense from 1580s.
Meaning "to bring (a person) away from an evil course of life" is recorded from early 15c.; of governments, institutions, etc., from early 15c. Related: Reformed; reforming. Reformed churches (1580s) usually are Calvinist as opposed to Lutheran. Reformed Judaism (1843) is a movement initiated in Germany by Moses Mendelssohn (1729-1786). Reform school is attested from 1859.
"any proceeding which brings back a better order of things," 1660s, from reform (v.) and in some uses from French réforme. As a branch of Judaism from 1843.