ameliorate

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Verb[change]

Plain form
ameliorate

Third-person singular
ameliorates

Past tense
ameliorated

Past participle
ameliorated

Present participle
ameliorating

  1. When you ameliorate something, you make it better.
    The doctor said this medicine would ameliorate my headache.
    If we hire more police officers, we can ameliorate the high amounts of crime in this city.