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Adjective: reformed  ri'formd
  1. Caused to abandon an evil manner of living and follow a good one
    "a reformed drunkard"
Adjective: re-formed
  1. Formed again or anew
    "the re-formed scout troop has been very active"
Adjective: Reformed
  1. Of or relating to the body of Protestant Christianity arising during the Reformation; used of some Protestant churches especially Calvinist as distinct from Lutheran
    "Dutch Reformed theology"
Verb: reform  ri'form
  1. Make changes for improvement in order to remove abuse and injustices
    "reform a political system"
  2. Bring, lead, or force to abandon a wrong or evil course of life, conduct, and adopt a right one
    "The Church reformed me"; "reform your conduct";
    - reclaim, regenerate, rectify
  3. (chemistry) produce by cracking
    "reform gas"
  4. (chemistry) break up the molecules of
    "reform oil"
  5. Improve by alteration or correction of errors or defects and put into a better condition
    "reform the health system in this country"
  6. Change for the better
    "The lazy student promised to reform";
    - straighten out, see the light

See also: organised [Brit], organized, regenerate, unorthodox

Type of: alter, ameliorate, amend, better, change, change integrity, create from raw material, create from raw stuff, improve, meliorate, mend, modify

Encyclopedia: Reformed

Reform, Alabama