amend definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to improve when it comes to better; improve: amended the earlier suggestion in order to ensure it is more comprehensive.
    • To remove the faults or errors in; proper. See Synonyms at proper.
    • to change (a legislative measure, as an example) formally by adding, deleting, or rephrasing.
    • To enhance (earth), specifically by mixing in natural matter or sand.
    • to improve or alter by any means when it comes to better.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to higher a person's conduct; reform.
    • To grow better by rectifying something wrong in manners or morals; to improve.
  • verb:
    • To make better.
    • To become better.
    • To cure (somebody sick); to cure (an ailment etc.).
    • In order to make an official alteration in legislation by the addition of, deleting, or rephrasing.
    • which will make much better
    • set straight or right
    • make amendments to
  • others:
    • To without faults; make better, or maybe more proper or correct; change for the much better; correct; enhance; reform.
    • To make a change or alterations in the type of, as a bill or motion, or a constitution; properly, to enhance in phrase or information, but by usage to alter in a choice of building, purport, or principle.
    • To repair; mend.
    • 4. To cure or recover (the sick); cure (a disease).
    • to develop or come to be better by reformation, or by rectifying something amiss in ways or morals.
    • To become better (in wellness); get over disease.
  • noun:
    • settlement: usually used in the plural. See amends.

Related Sources

  • Definition for "amend"
    • to improve when it comes to better; improve:…
    • View More
  • Sentence for "amend"
    • Care should be exercised in wording…
    • View More
  • Quotes for "amend"
  • Etymologically Related for "amend"
273 votes

How would you define amend?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!