1. reform, better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate

usage: make changes for improvement in order to remove abuse and injustices; "reform a political system"

2. reform, reclaim, regenerate, rectify, change, alter, modify

usage: bring, lead, or force to abandon a wrong or evil course of life, conduct, and adopt a right one; "The Church reformed me"; "reform your conduct"

3. reform, create from raw material, create from raw stuff

usage: produce by cracking; "reform gas"

4. reform, change integrity

usage: break up the molecules of; "reform oil"

5. reform, better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate

usage: improve by alteration or correction of errors or defects and put into a better condition; "reform the health system in this country"

6. reform, straighten out, see the light, better, improve, ameliorate, meliorate

usage: change for the better; "The lazy student promised to reform"; "the habitual cheater finally saw the light"


1. Reformed, unorthodox (vs. orthodox)

usage: of or relating to the body of Protestant Christianity arising during the Reformation; used of some Protestant churches especially Calvinist as distinct from Lutheran; "Dutch Reformed theology"

2. reformed, regenerate (vs. unregenerate)

usage: caused to abandon an evil manner of living and follow a good one; "a reformed drunkard"

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