Definition of reform
make changes in (something, typically a social, political, or economic institution or practice) in order to improve it.
Our aim is to reform our institutions and develop them into excellent ones.
of, denoting, or pertaining to Reform Judaism.
I taught in most of the Reform Synagogues in Manhattan and I was also a principal in a Reform Hebrew School.
subject (hydrocarbons) to a catalytic process in which straight-chain molecules are converted to branched forms for use in gasoline.
For example, hydrogen is made via electrolysis or by reforming hydrocarbons, and both methods take a lot of electricity - most of which comes from burning fossil fuels.
the action or process of reforming an institution or practice.
To rise to these global challenges we have this week announced the next stage in our competitiveness reforms .
Example of reform
A Westcliff security company has embarked on a campaign to reform working practices in the security business.
And the Grinch is so much fun when he's bad, it's something of a disappointment when he reforms , realising along with the rest of Whoville that Christmas is about more than spending money.
Arguably its most radical commitment was to constitutional reform .
Before the Findlay decision was given in Strasbourg, the British government had in fact sought and obtained legislation in Parliament to reform the court martial system.
can the system reform itself?
Do you believe that constitutional reform is needed to rectify the situation?
For example, it has linked economic reform and structural adjustment to what it has termed good governance.
Fuller and Hawthorne provide fitting contrasts to Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry Ward Beecher who, above all others, had celebrated individual morality and ‘the pure inward reformative light’ in spite of society's fallen state.
He called for proper funding to be put in place for hospitals, schools and local services but felt that a great opportunity to reform local government had been lost.
his family have made every effort to reform him