Associations to the word «Amendment»


AMENDMENT, noun. An alteration or change for the better; correction of a fault or of faults; reformation of life by quitting vices.
AMENDMENT, noun. In public bodies; Any alteration made or proposed to be made in a bill or motion that adds, changes, substitutes, or omits.
AMENDMENT, noun. (legal) Correction of an error in a writ or process.
AMENDMENT, noun. An addition to and/or alteration to the Constitution.
AMENDMENT, noun. That which is added; that which is used to increase or supplement something.

Dictionary definition

AMENDMENT, noun. The act of amending or correcting.
AMENDMENT, noun. A statement that is added to or revises or improves a proposal or document (a bill or constitution etc.).

Wise words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca