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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
a-mend′, v.t. to correct: to improve: to alter in detail, as a bill before parliament, often so fundamentally as to overthrow entirely the thing originally proposed.—v.i. to grow or become better.—adjs. Amend′able, Amend′atory, corrective.—n. Amend′ment, correction: improvement: an alteration proposed on a bill under consideration: a counter-proposal put before a public meeting: a counter-motion.—n.pl. Amends′, supply of a loss: compensation: reparation. [Fr. amender for emender—L. emendāre, to remove a fault—e, ex, out of, and menda, a fault.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'amend' in Verbs Frequency: #886
ad-men, admen, maned, Medan, named
The numerical value of amend in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of amend in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We hope the Senate will support it as is and not amend it to be further restrictive.
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.
Drive-through robberies and carjackings are two compelling reasons why we need to amend Michigan law to allow a lawful handgun owner to legally carry a loaded and accessible pistol without a CPL.
If the situation develops unfavorably, we will have to amend our plans. Beyond doubt, we will have to cut some (spending). But a positive turn and emergence from the current situation are inevitable, the growth of the global economy will continue and our economy will rebound from the current situation.
If the situation develops unfavorably, we will have to amend our plans. Beyond doubt, we will have to cut some (spending). But a positive turn and emergence from the current situation are unavoidable, the growth of the global economy will continue and our economy will rebound from the current situation.
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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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