Definitions for amender
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word amender
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to modify, rephrase, or add to or subtract from (a bill, constitution, etc.) by formal procedure:
Congress may amend the proposed tax bill.
to change for the better; improve.
to remove or correct faults in; rectify.
(v.i.)to grow or become better by reforming oneself.
* Syn: amend , emend both mean to alter, improve, or correct something written. amend is the general term, used of any such correction or improvement in details; it may refer to adding, taking away, or changing a character, word, or phrase: to amend spelling and punctuation in a report; to amend a contract. emend applies specifically to the critical alteration of a text in the process of editing or preparing it for publication; it implies improvement in the direction of greater accuracy: The scholar emended the text by restoring the original reading.
Origin of amend:
1175–1225; ME < OF amender < L ēmendāre to correct; see emend
One who amends.
one who amends
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