V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary
Definition: (v.) 1. to improve something by changing it for the better; 2. to get rid of something unacceptable, especially in personal habits; (n.) 1. the reorganization and improvement of something; 2. self-improvement
Synonyms: (v.) improve, reorganize, restructure, amend, redeem, (n.) improvement
Antonyms: corrupt, degrade, abase
Tips: Reform's literal meaning is "to form again." When you reform something, you recreate it in order to improve it. Reform is used in both the verb and noun form. Political reform is a popular use. For example, Social Security reform is when politicians "form" the Social Security program in a new way--they reform it.
I decided to start my personal reform by quitting smoking. (improvement) noun
Many people believe that America's social security system is in desperate need of reform. (reorganization, restructuring, improvement) noun
He has tried to reform several times, but each time, he slides back into his corrupt ways. (improve, redeem [himself]) verb
We reformed our reporting system to make it more streamlined. (improved, restructured) verb
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