Definition of Amend in English :

Define Amend in English

Amend meaning in English

Meaning of Amend in English

Pronunciation of Amend in English

Amend pronunciation in English

Pronounce Amend in English


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1. amend

make amendments to

Example Sentences:
'amend the document'

2. ameliorate, amend, better, improve, meliorate

to make better

Example Sentences:
'The editor improved the manuscript with his changes'

3. amend, rectify, remediate, remedy, repair

set straight or right

Example Sentences:
'remedy these deficiencies'
'rectify the inequities in salaries'
'repair an oversight'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of amend
verb (transitive)
to improve; change for the better
to remove faults from; correct
to alter or revise (legislation, a constitution, etc) by formal procedure

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see synonyms of amend
verb transitive
to make better; improve
to remove the faults of; correct; emend
to change or revise (a legislative bill, law, constitution, etc.)
verb intransitive
to improve one's conduct

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v. a·mend·ed, a·mend·ing, a·mends
1. To change for the better; improve: "The confinement appeared to have had very little effect in amending his conduct" (Horatio Alger).
2. To alter the wording of (a legal document, for example) so as to make more suitable or acceptable. See Synonyms at correct.
3. To enrich (soil), especially by mixing in organic matter or sand.
To better one's conduct; reform.

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