Associations to the word «Amend»


AMEND, verb. (transitive) To make better.
AMEND, verb. (intransitive) To become better.
AMEND, verb. (obsolete) (transitive) To heal (someone sick); to cure (a disease etc.).
AMEND, verb. (transitive) To make a formal alteration in legislation by adding, deleting, or rephrasing.

Dictionary definition

AMEND, verb. Make amendments to; "amend the document".
AMEND, verb. To make better; "The editor improved the manuscript with his changes".
AMEND, verb. Set straight or right; "remedy these deficiencies"; "rectify the inequities in salaries"; "repair an oversight".

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope