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Synonyms for amends

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. damages, amends, indemnity, indemnification, restitution, redress(noun)

    a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury

    redress, return, indemnification, restitution, damages, regaining, reparation, remediation, indemnity, restoration, remedy, insurance

  2. reparation, amends(noun)

    something done or paid in expiation of a wrong

    "how can I make amends"

    repair, indemnification, fixture, mending, fixing, damages, mend, redress, reparation, indemnity, fix, restitution


  1. amends(noun)

    indemnity, restitution, redress, reparation

  2. amends(noun)

    Compensation for a loss or injury; recompense; reparation.

    Amends were made for the damage and no charges were filed.

    indemnity, restitution, reparation, redress

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. amends

    compensation, satisfaction, acknowledgment, atonement, expiation, recompense, indemnity, remuneration, apology, reparation, restitution

    insult, fault, offense, injury

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. amends(n.)

    compensation (for loss or injury), recompense, indemnification, indemnity, reparation, restitution, redress, atonement, satisfaction

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. amends(n. pl)

    reparation, indemnification, restitution, atonement, redress, indemnity

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "amends":

    modifies, alters, amend, changes, fine

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How to use amends in a sentence?

  1. Reckitt Benckiser spokeswoman Patty O'Hayer:

    We have stepped up and acknowledged our responsibility in this tragedy and are working hard to make amends and to address the issues of all those who have been impacted.

  2. Milan Badelj:

    They ruined our holidays because of that game in June and we were frustrated and dejected. We want to make amends for that loss.

  3. John Cunha:

    He is very sorry for what he did, and at this point, he wants to make amends.

  4. Bruce Maxwell:

    Accepting responsibility is the first step in working to make amends for my lapse in judgement. I am truly sorry for the pain that my actions have caused, and while they are not representative of who I am, I understand that I have to earn back the trust and respect of those around me, there remains the possibility that the league could impose discipline for Maxwell’s guilty plea to disorderly conduct. Typically MLB waits to see outcome of legal process before making a decision.

  5. Tonya Harding:

    I don’t want her anywhere near me. I don’t want her anywhere near my son, she wants forgiveness. She wants to see me. She wants to make amends. She wants to meet and be part of the family. Hell no.

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    An antonym for "pesky"
    • A. pestilent
    • B. agreeable
    • C. pettish
    • D. plaguey

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