Definition of amend
From Old French amender, from Latin ēmendō ("free from faults"), from ex ("from, out of") + mendum ("fault"). Confer aphetic mend.
- (UK, US) IPA: /əˈmɛnd/
- Rhymes: -ɛnd
to amend (third-person singular simple present amends, present participle amending, simple past and past participle amended)
- (transitive) To make better.
- (intransitive) To become better.
- (transitive) To make a formal alteration in legislation by adding, deleting, or rephrasing.
- amend in Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- amend in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
- Alphagram: ademn
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Translation of amend in Malay
To make a formal alteration in legislation by adding, deleting, or rephrasing
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