Amend (verb)

  1. Make small improvements or corrections to (something).
  2. Make changes to (a legal document or proposal) to make it fairer or more accurate.


Late middle english (in the sense "rectify, put right"): from old french amender, from latin emendare, from e- (variant of ex-) "out" + mendare "to mend".


  1. The bill will be amended to include additional provisions.
  2. She suggested amending the contract to reflect the new agreement.
  3. The senator proposed several amendments to the bill.
  4. The author decided to amend the manuscript to clarify some points.
  5. The committee approved the amendments to the constitution.
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