Definitions for amendəˈmɛnd
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word amend
make amendments to
"amend the document"
better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate(verb)
to make better
"The editor improved the manuscript with his changes"
rectify, remediate, remedy, repair, amend(verb)
set straight or right
"remedy these deficiencies"; "rectify the inequities in salaries"; "repair an oversight"
To make better.
To become better.
To heal (someone sick); to cure (a disease etc.).
To make a formal alteration in legislation by adding, deleting, or rephrasing.
Origin: From amender, from emendo, from ex + mendum. Confer aphetic mend.
to change or modify in any way for the better
by simply removing what is erroneous, corrupt, superfluous, faulty, and the like;
by supplying deficiencies;
by substituting something else in the place of what is removed; to rectify
to grow better by rectifying something wrong in manners or morals; to improve
The motion to amend, in parliamentary procedure, is used to modify another motion.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'amend' in Verbs Frequency: #886
ad-men, admen, maned, Medan, named
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We hope the Senate will support it as is and not amend it to be further restrictive.
So we will amend our complaint and we'll see if the defendants want to try to dismiss it again, but we're hoping we are moving closer to getting to trial.
We've got a contract in place (with Hockenheim), we just have to amend the years of the contract. It was alternating with Nuerburgring so we'll just take that out.
If the public does not agree, we have to amend the constitution, even if it means wasting another year or two, it is better than moving forward to where problems will be waiting.
There are all kinds of issues ... one of those is whether we need to yank out the fiscal terms and develop them into a different law relying on existing fiscal laws and amend those.
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- حسن, تعديلArabic
- подобрявам, кориги́рам, поправямBulgarian
- ausbessern, verbessern, novellierenGerman
- mejorar, enmendar, corregirSpanish
- korjaantua, parantua, parantaa, muuttaa, korjataFinnish
- leasaigh, ceartaighIrish
- 改める, 修正, 改正Japanese
- verbeteren, amenderen, corrigeren, aanpassenDutch
- poprawiać, poprawićPolish
- melhorar, emendarPortuguese
- соверше́нствовать, исправля́ть, исправляться, улучша́ть, улучша́ться, соверше́нствоваться, [[вноси́ть]] [[изменение, [[вноси́ть]] [[поправкаRussian
- korrigera, redigera, ändraSwedish
- iyileştirmek, düzelmek, düzeltmek, iyileşmekTurkish
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