verb (used with or without object), a·mel·io·rat·ed, a·mel·io·rat·ing.
- ameloblastic fibroma,
- ameloblastic fibrosarcoma
Origin of ameliorate
Examples from the Web for ameliorator
He was not, however, quite in a condition to see the Ameliorator clearly.
Except,' he added, pulling the card from his pocket, 'except the Amel—Amelior—except the Ameliorator.'
Word Origin for ameliorate
1728, perhaps a back-formation from amelioration on pattern of French améliorer. The simpler form meliorate was used in Middle English. Related: Ameliorated; ameliorating.