Definitions for amender

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

a•mend*əˈmɛnd(v.t.)

  1. to modify, rephrase, or add to or subtract from (a bill, constitution, etc.) by formal procedure:

    Congress may amend the proposed tax bill.

    Category: Government

  2. to change for the better; improve.

  3. to remove or correct faults in; rectify.

  4. (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

a•mend′er(n.)

Wiktionary

  1. amender(Noun)

    One who amends.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Amender(noun)

    one who amends

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