- (v.i.) To return to a good state; to amend or correct one's own character or habits; as, a man of settled habits of vice will seldom reform.
- (n.) Amendment of what is defective, vicious, corrupt or depraved; reformation; as, reform of elections; reform of government.
- (v.t.) 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; as, to reform a profligate man; to reform corrupt manners or morals.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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|Chicago||Webster's. 2011. "reform" http://smartdefine.org/reform/definitions/2053790 (accessed January 16, 2019).|
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|MLA||Webster's. "reform" 27 May 2011. Web. 16 January 2019. <http://smartdefine.org/reform/definitions/2053790>|