verb (used with or without object), a·mel·io·rat·ed, a·mel·io·rat·ing.
Examples from the Web for ameliorative
He talked in a straightforward way with his villagers, reduced a number of rents and spent money freely in ameliorative work.The Foundations of Japan|J.W. Robertson Scott
No ameliorative, no palliative, no restrictive, no remedial measure will avail.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind|Herbert George Wells
There is among them a fine lite which responds to the appeal of the ideal and is found in every kind of ameliorative work.The Old World in the New|Edward Alsworth Ross
Continuity of ameliorative effort is the sole enthusiasm that can serve the cause of improvement.A Logic Of Facts|George Jacob Holyoake
A new Irish mind has now to be taken into account, and to be made part of any ameliorative Irish policy.Ireland In The New Century|Horace Plunkett