2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Amendment \A*mend"ment\, noun [F. amendement, LL. amendamentum.]

1. An alteration or change for the better; correction of a fault or of faults; reformation of life by quitting vices.

2. In public bodies; Any alternation made or proposed to be made in a bill or motion by adding, changing, substituting, or omitting.

3. (Law) Correction of an error in a writ or process.

Syn: Improvement; reformation; emendation.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: the act of amending or correcting

2: a statement that is added to or revises or improves a proposal or document (a bill or constitution etc.)

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