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  1. a·mend
    IPA[əˈmend]
  2. verb

    • 1. make minor changes in (a text) in order to make it fairer, more accurate, or more up-to-date:

      the rule was amended to apply only to nonmembers
    • 2. modify formally, as a legal document or legislative bill:

      did she amend her original will later on? pressuring Panama to amend its banking laws
    • 3. make better; improve:

      if you can amend or alter people's mindset
    • 4. put right:

      a few things had gone wrong, but these had been amended
  3. Variation

    • v.: verb: amend, 3rd person present: amends, gerund or present participle: amending, past tense: amended, past participle: amended

    • verb

      make minor changes to (a text, piece of legislation, etc.) in order to make it fairer or more accurate, or to reflect changing circumstances:

      improve the texture or fertility of (soil):

    • plural

      compensate or make up for a wrongdoing:
    • plural

      compensate or make up for a wrongdoing:
    • an offer to publish a correction and an apology for an act of libel
    • an offer to publish a correction and an apology for an act of libel
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