To form again or anew; remake; reconstruct; renew.To restore to the natural or regular order or arrangement: as, to reform broken or scattered troops.To restore to a former and better state, or to bring from a bad to a good state; change from worse to better; improve by alteration, rearrangement, reconstruction, or abolition of defective parts or imperfect conditions, or by substitution of something better; amend; correct: as, to reform, a profligate man; to reform corrupt manners of morals; to reform the corrupt orthography of English or French.To abandon, remove, or abolish for something better.To mend, in a physical sense; repair.To correct.Synonyms Improve, Better, etc. (see amend), repair, reclaim, remodel.To form again; get into order or line again; resume order, as troops or a procession.To abandon that which is evil or corrupt and return to that which is good; change from worse to better; be amended or redeemed.n. Any proceeding which either brings back a better order of things or reconstructs the present order to advantage; amendment of what is defective, vicious, depraved, or corrupt; a change from worse to better; reformation: as, to introduce reforms in sanitary matters; to be an advocate of reform.n. Synonyms Amendment, etc. See reformation.