Definitions for amendəˈmɛnd

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word amend

Princeton's WordNet

  1. amend(verb)

    make amendments to

    "amend the document"

  2. better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate(verb)

    to make better

    "The editor improved the manuscript with his changes"

  3. rectify, remediate, remedy, repair, amend(verb)

    set straight or right

    "remedy these deficiencies"; "rectify the inequities in salaries"; "repair an oversight"

Wiktionary

  1. amend(Verb)

    To make better.

  2. amend(Verb)

    To become better.

  3. amend(Verb)

    To heal (someone sick); to cure (a disease etc.).

  4. amend(Verb)

    To make a formal alteration in legislation by adding, deleting, or rephrasing.

  5. Origin: From amender, from emendo, from ex + mendum. Confer aphetic mend.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Amend(verb)

    to change or modify in any way for the better

  2. Amend(verb)

    by simply removing what is erroneous, corrupt, superfluous, faulty, and the like;

  3. Amend(verb)

    by supplying deficiencies;

  4. Amend(verb)

    by substituting something else in the place of what is removed; to rectify

  5. Amend(verb)

    to grow better by rectifying something wrong in manners or morals; to improve

Freebase

  1. Amend

    The motion to amend, in parliamentary procedure, is used to modify another motion.

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'amend' in Verbs Frequency: #886

Anagrams for amend »

  1. ad-men, admen, maned, Medan, named

  2. Admen

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Erik Altieri:

    We hope the Senate will support it as is and not amend it to be further restrictive.

  2. Terrence Collingsworth:

    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.

  3. Bernie Ecclestone:

    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.

  4. Jatuporn Prompan:

    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.

  5. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu:

    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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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • حسن, تعديلArabic
  • подобрявам, кориги́рам, поправямBulgarian
  • ausbessern, verbessern, novellierenGerman
  • mejorar, enmendar, corregirSpanish
  • korjaantua, parantua, parantaa, muuttaa, korjataFinnish
  • amenderFrench
  • leasaigh, ceartaighIrish
  • helyesbítHungarian
  • emendareItalian
  • 改める, 修正, 改正Japanese
  • menemanaMāori
  • verbeteren, amenderen, corrigeren, aanpassenDutch
  • poprawiać, poprawićPolish
  • melhorar, emendarPortuguese
  • соверше́нствовать, исправля́ть, исправляться, улучша́ть, улучша́ться, соверше́нствоваться, [[вноси́ть]] [[изменение, [[вноси́ть]] [[поправкаRussian
  • poboljšatiSerbo-Croatian
  • korrigera, redigera, ändraSwedish
  • iyileştirmek, düzelmek, düzeltmek, iyileşmekTurkish

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