Amend

Definition of Amend

A`mend´   Pronunciation: å`mĕnd´
v. t.1.To change or modify in any way for the better
[imp. & p. p. Amended; p. pr. & vb. n. Amending.]
Mar not the thing that can not be amended.
- Shak.
We shall cheer her sorrows, and amend her blood, by wedding her to a Norman.
- Sir W. Scott.
To amend a bill
to make some change in the details or provisions of a bill or measure while on its passage, professedly for its improvement.
v. i.1.To grow better by rectifying something wrong in manners or morals; to improve.

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