[meel-yuh-reyt, mee-lee-uh-] /ˈmil yəˌreɪt, ˈmi li ə-/
verb (used with or without object), meliorated, meliorating.
a variant of ameliorate
1550s, “to make better,” back-formation from melioration or else from Late Latin melioratus, past participle of Latin meliorare “improve,” from melior “better,” used as comparative of bonus “good,” but probably originally meaning “stronger,” from PIE root *mel- “strong, great, numerous” (see multi-). Related: Meliorated; meliorating; melioration; meliorative.
[mel-vin] /ˈmɛl vɪn/ noun 1. a male given name. masc. proper name, from Old English Mælwine, literally “friend of the council,” from mæl “council,” from Proto-Germanic *mathla- (see blackmail) + wine “friend” (related to winnan “to strive, struggle, fight;” see win (v.)). noun
[mel-vin-deyl] /ˈmɛl vɪnˌdeɪl/ noun 1. a city in SE Michigan, near Detroit.
probably a Persian word meaning master of wine, i.e., chief butler; the title of an officer at the Babylonian court (Dan. 1:11, 16) who had charge of the diet of the Hebrew youths.
[mem] /mɛm/ noun 1. the thirteenth letter of the Hebrew alphabet. 2. the consonant sound represented by this letter. 1. . 2. . 3. . 4. . /mɛm/ noun 1. the 13th letter in the Hebrew alphabet (מ or, at the end of a word, ם), transliterated as m Eagle’s minimum essential medium 1. member […]