Definition Of reform


form or cause to form again.

the clouds re-formed over the sun

make changes in (something, typically a social, political, or economic institution or practice) in order to improve it.

an opportunity to reform and restructure an antiquated schooling model

of, denoting, or pertaining to Reform Judaism.

a Reform rabbi

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.

the reform of the divorce laws

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Example Of reform

  • A Westcliff security company has embarked on a campaign to reform working practices in the security business.

  • Arguably its most radical commitment was to constitutional reform .

  • At any rate, Gamaliel's liturgy has determined the form and much of the content of Jewish prayer, Reform as well as Orthodox, to the present day.

  • Before becoming affiliated with a Reform Temple, I was a Messianic Jew, quote/unquote.

  • 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.

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