verb (used with object)
Origin of emend
Related formse·mend·a·ble, adjectivenon·e·mend·a·ble, adjectiveun·e·mend·a·ble, adjectiveun·e·mend·ed, adjective
Examples from the Web for emend
Partly with the help of Toup, we may emend this corrupt passage as follows: , , .On the Sublime|Longinus
Some of these are trivial slips that a scribe copying B might emend on his own initiative, or perhaps by a lucky mistake.A Sixth-Century Fragment of the Letters of Pliny the Younger|Elias Avery Lowe and Edward Kennard Rand
Emend′als, funds set apart for repairs in the accounts of the Inner Temple.
To emend the Vulgate by the Hebrew and Greek is exactly what the heretics seek to do.A History of the Inquisition of Spain; vol. 4|Henry Charles Lea
That the last line is nonsense was clear to every one; but no critic ever could emend it.