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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Amend  \A*mend"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Amended};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Amending}.]  [F.  amender,  L.  emendare  e  ex  +  mendum 
  menda,  fault,  akin  to  Skr.  minda  personal  defect.  Cf 
  {Emend},  {Mend}.] 
  To  change  or  modify  in  any  way  for  the  better;  as 
  a  by  simply  removing  what  is  erroneous,  corrupt, 
  superfluous,  faulty,  and  the  like 
  b  by  supplying  deficiencies; 
  c  by  substituting  something  else  in  the  place  of  what  is 
  removed;  to  rectify. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Amend  \A*mend"\  ([.a]*m[e^]nd"),  v.  i. 
  To  grow  better  by  rectifying  something  wrong  in  manners  or 
  morals;  to  improve.  ``My  fortune  .  .  .  amends.''  --Sir  P. 
  Sidney. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  amend 
  v  1:  make  amendments  to  "amend  the  document" 
  2:  to  make  better  in  quality  or  more  valuable;  "The  editor 
  improved  the  manuscript  with  his  changes."  [syn:  {better}, 
  {improve},  {ameliorate},  {meliorate}]  [ant:  {worsen}] 
  3:  set  straight  or  right  [syn:  {rectify},  {remedy}] 




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