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Definition 1: the act of relieving ills and changing for the better - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for melioration in the sense of this definition

(melioration is a kind of ...) the act of improving something

"their improvements increased the value of the property"

Definition 2: the linguistic process in which over a period of time a word grows more positive in connotation or more elevated in meaning - [noun denoting process]

(melioration is a kind of ...) a process of linguistic change over a period of time

Definition 3: a condition superior to an earlier condition - [noun denoting state]

Samples where melioration or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the new school represents a great improvement

Synonyms for melioration in the sense of this definition

(melioration is a kind of ...) a state at a particular time

"a condition (or state) of disrepair" "the current status of the arms negotiations"

(... is a kind of melioration ) an improvement that adds to the value of a property or facility

(... is a kind of melioration ) a state in which things are improving; the result of developing (as in the early part of a game of chess)

"after he saw the latest development he changed his mind and became a supporter" "in chess your should take care of your development before moving your queen"

(... is a kind of melioration ) improvement (or an intended improvement) in the existing form or condition of institutions or practices etc.; intended to make a striking change for the better in social or political or religious affairs

(... is a kind of melioration ) the state of being restored to its former good condition

"the inn was a renovation of a Colonial house"

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