Part of speech:
A duty, typically arising from contract, in which one promises to make good another’s financial loss or liability, resulting from a particular event or contingency.
To improve the quality of (livestock or crops) through breeding.
Payment for work done.
To prepare (an author's works, journals, letters, etc.) for publication, by selection, arrangement, and annotation
A making good for loss, damages, or injury, by indemnifying the damaged party; return or restoring something to its lawful owner. Useful in both torts and contract law, restitution is sometimes used in criminal law as a condition of probation.
That expiates or is meant to expiate
Tending to repair.
An acknowledgment of some fault, injury, insult, etc., with an expression of regret and a plea for pardon
The definition of atonement is setting the example of being one with God, or a sacrificial act of dying for humankind sins, or the righting of a wrong.
A means of expiating.
(R.C.Ch., Eastern Orthodox Ch.) A sacrament involving the confession of sin, repentance, and acceptance of the satisfaction imposed, followed by absolution by a priest
Discharge from a debt or obligation
Something given or done to make up for a loss, injury, etc.; compensation
Reconciliation is the act of bringing people together to be friendly again or coming to an agreement.
Return, as for an injury or friendly act.
Money offered, as for the capture of a criminal, the return of something lost, etc.
(Mil.) To correct (the gun sight, one's aim, etc.) in firing
To make better; improve:
To make an adjustment, or otherwise act, so as to balance or offset something
To correct is defined as to remove errors or to point out errors.
To make suitable or improve by altering in a certain way
To pay the penalty of; suffer for
To influence the outcome or actions of (something) by improper or unlawful means:
The definition of improve is to make something or someone better, or to become better.
To make better; improve; reform; set right
To operate or work (against)
(Grammar) To qualify or limit the meaning of. For example, summer modifies day in the phrase a summer day.
Patch is defined as to repair or piece together.
To get back; recover or regain:
To set right; correct:
To put into a new and improved form or condition; to restore to a former good state, or bring from bad to good; to change from worse to better; to amend; to correct.
To pay back or compensate (another party) for money spent or losses incurred.
To renew; restore; revive
To pay (money borrowed in the past) to (a person, bank, etc. that loaned it)
To get revenge on (another) for wrongdoing.
To revise is to reconsider or change something.
(International trade) A form of countertrade arrangement, in which the seller agrees to purchase within a set time frame products of a certain value from the buying country. This kind of agreement may be used in large international public sector contracts such as arms sales.
Something, such as a payment, that remunerates.
Settlement of debt; discharge of obligation
A counterclaim that reduces or discharges the amount owed to a claimant.
(Sports) A player who is available to replace another if the need arises, and who may or may not actually do so.
The definition of ameliorate is to improve or make better.
(Dated) To use or employ to good purpose; to turn to profitable account.
To set right; remedy:
To cure or heal, as with medicine
To indicate or mark the errors in:
To reconsider and change or modify:
To reform or correct:
In the proper or desired manner; well:
To change for the better.
To improve or refine (someone or someone's manners, appearance, etc.) as by removing crudeness or vulgarity
(Mil.) To change the direction of or cease (fire)
Edit is defined as to prepare something for publication or final copy by removing errors and extra words.
To lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; switch:
(Computers) To save (a usually altered file) over its most recent version in the same storage location.
To rewrite or revise
Revamp is to repair, restore or give something old a new appearance or a new life.
To set right (an undesirable situation, for example); remedy or rectify.
To refrain from; avoid or resist. Used with can or cannot:
To lower in value, price, or amount
To lower the price of:
To damage or impair.
Corrupt means to destroy someone's honesty or hurt someone's morals.
To impair the soundness, perfection, or integrity of; spoil.
To do harm to; hurt, damage, etc.
To cause to weaken, be damaged, or diminish, as in quality:
Delivery of funds in settlement of a claim or debt; fulfillment of a monetary obligation.
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