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Synonyms for amend
əˈmɛnd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. amend(verb)

    make amendments to

    "amend the document"

    Synonyms:
    better, improve, repair, remedy, meliorate, remediate, ameliorate, rectify

  2. better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate(verb)

    to make better

    "The editor improved the manuscript with his changes"

    Synonyms:
    better, improve, repair, remedy, meliorate, remediate, break, ameliorate, rectify

  3. rectify, remediate, remedy, repair, amend(verb)

    set straight or right

    "remedy these deficiencies"; "rectify the inequities in salaries"; "repair an oversight"

    Synonyms:
    right, reform, compensate, revivify, remediate, recompense, fix, bushel, reanimate, mend, vivify, renovate, improve, correct, quicken, regenerate, reclaim, resort, restore, ameliorate, relieve, rectify, touch on, recreate, remedy, refine, repair, animate, better, furbish up, meliorate, revive, doctor, indemnify

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. amend

    To amend is to change for the better by removing faults, errors, or defects, and always refers to that which at some point falls short of a standard of excellence. Advance, better, and improve may refer either to what is quite imperfect or to what has reached a high degree of excellence; we advance the kingdom of God, improve the minds of our children, better the morals of the people. But for matters below the point of ordinary approval we seldom use these words; we do not speak of bettering a wretched alley, or improving a foul sewer. There we use cleanse, purify, or similar words. We correct evils, reform abuses, rectify incidental conditions of evil or error; we ameliorate poverty and misery, which we can not wholly remove. We mend a tool, repair a building, correct proof; we amend character or conduct that is faulty, or a statement or law that is defective. A text, writing, or statement is amended by the author or by some adequate authority; it is often emended by conjecture. A motion is amended by the mover or by the assembly; a constitution is amended by the people; an ancient text is emended by a critic who believes that what seems to him the better reading is what the author wrote. Compare ALLEVIATE.

    Synonyms:
    advance, ameliorate, better, cleanse, correct, emend, improve, make better, meliorate, mend, mitigate, purify, rectify, reform, repair

    Antonyms:
    aggravate, blemish, corrupt, debase, depress, deteriorate, harm, impair, injure, mar, spoil, tarnish, vitiate

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. amend

    Synonyms:
    improve, mend, repair, correct, rectify, better, ameliorate, reform

    Antonyms:
    deteriorate, degenerate, neglect, aggravate, tarnish, blemish, spoil, corrupt, vitiate, impair, mar

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. amend(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    improve, mend, emend, correct, rectify, reform, AMELIORATE

  2. amend(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    improve, mend, become better

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How to use amend in a sentence?

  1. Denver Sheriff Department:

    The Denver Sheriff Department maintains its commitment to treat all people with dignity and respect, and is proud to have one of the most diverse workplaces in Colorado, while we didn’t commit this violation intentionally, we accept responsibility and are taking steps to clarify policy and amend language in hiring documents.

  2. Vladimir Putin:

    If the situation develops unfavorably, we will have to amend our plans. Beyond doubt, we will have to cut some (spending). But a positive turn and emergence from the current situation are unavoidable, the growth of the global economy will continue and our economy will rebound from the current situation.

  3. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov:

    The West understands that today's situation is a dead end - when everyone assumes that it is up to Russia to implement the Minsk accords while Ukraine can do just nothing. That it may not amend its constitution, may not give special status to the Donbass region ... Everyone understands that no one will resolve these issues for Ukraine.

  4. Bernie Ecclestone:

    We've got a contract in place (with Hockenheim), we just have to amend the years of the contract. It was alternating with Nuerburgring so we'll just take that out.

  5. Lindsey Graham:

    Given the quickly changing tide of public opinion on this issue, I do not believe that an attempt to amend the U.S. Constitution could possibly gain the support of three-fourths of the states or a supermajority in the U.S. Congress, rather than pursing a divisive effort that would be doomed to fail, I am committing myself to ensuring the protection of religious liberties of all Americans.

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Translations for amend

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  • حسن, تعديلArabic
  • подобрявам, кориги́рам, поправямBulgarian
  • ausbessern, verbessern, novellierenGerman
  • mejorar, enmendar, corregirSpanish
  • korjaantua, parantua, parantaa, muuttaa, korjataFinnish
  • amenderFrench
  • leasaigh, ceartaighIrish
  • helyesbítHungarian
  • emendareItalian
  • 改める, 修正, 改正Japanese
  • menemanaMāori
  • verbeteren, amenderen, corrigeren, aanpassenDutch
  • poprawiać, poprawićPolish
  • melhorar, emendarPortuguese
  • соверше́нствовать, исправля́ть, исправляться, улучша́ть, улучша́ться, соверше́нствоваться, [[вноси́ть]] [[изменение, [[вноси́ть]] [[поправкаRussian
  • poboljšatiSerbo-Croatian
  • korrigera, redigera, ändraSwedish
  • iyileştirmek, düzelmek, düzeltmek, iyileşmekTurkish

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