meaning of ameliorative

ameliorative meaning in General Dictionary

Tending to ameliorate making amelioration or enhancement as ameliorative remedies attempts

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  • maintaining ameliorate
  • Tending to ameliorate; making amelioration or improvement; as, ameliorative treatments, efforts.

ameliorative meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1796, from ameliorate + -ive.


ameliorative meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Tending to ameliorate; producing amelioration or enhancement; as, ameliorative solutions, attempts.