ameliorate

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ameliorate

verb advance, allay, better, change for the better, correct, corrigere, cultivate, develop, ease, enhance, forward, fructify, help, improve, make better, make progress, meliorate, mend, mitigate, palliate, promote, raise, rectify, reform, upgrade
Associated concepts: ameliorating facts and circumstances, ameliorating waste
See also: alter, amend, commute, cure, ease, emend, fix, help, meliorate, mitigate, modify, mollify, progress, rectify, reform, rehabilitate, relieve, remedy, renew, renovate, repair, restore, soothe, treat
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The net operating loss carryforward and carryback provisions of section 172 permit taxpayers to ameliorate the unduly harsh and inequitable consequences of taxing income strictly on an annual basis.
Gerlach and others at CSIRO Division of Plant Industry in Canberra, Australia, successfully inserted the gene for a tobaccoplant RNA satellite that ameliorates the symptoms of infection by tobacco ring-spot virus.
52), apparently ameliorates patient symptoms by stimulating some component of the immune system.