meaning of reform

1. 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.
To return to a good state; to amend or correct ones own character or habits; as, a man of settled habits of vice will seldom reform.
Amendment of what is defective, vicious, corrupt, or depraved; reformation; as, reform of elections; reform of government.
a change for the better as a result of correcting abuses; "justice was for sale before the reform of the law ">courts"

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