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  1. make amendsverb

    To repair a relationship; to make up; to resolve an argument or fight; to make reparations or redress.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of make amends in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of make amends in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of make amends in a Sentence

  1. Amy Locane-Bovenizer:

    You think about second chances, for me, it was my second chance. I had done everything humanly possible since the day of the accident — just everything humanly possible — to make amends. To get my act together. And I guess for the judge to recognize that, that’s probably by what I meant [it was a blessing]. But it was a gift.

  2. Justin Trudeau:

    I think people understand that there is a tremendous amount of pressures that come with this job and I am human, but I think at the same time, a big part of recognizing strengths and weaknesses is when you make a mistake you admit it, you make amends, you ask for forgiveness and you make sure it never happens again.

  3. Hopefully Takato:

    For the past five years since Rio, I have been concentrating on my training so I could make amends, sometimes the effort would not bring the results, but if I make a right and correct effort, I can come up with results.

  4. Rogers Brown:

    So if he wants to -- I gather he no longer believes in the filibuster – if he wants to get right on that and wants to make amends for his opposition to her historic nomination, he should nominate her. And I think that would be very unifying.

  5. Reckitt Benckiser spokeswoman Patty O'Hayer:

    We have stepped up and acknowledged our responsibility in this tragedy and are working hard to make amends and to address the issues of all those who have been impacted.


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    the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus
    A model
    B mediocrity
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