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Meaning of amend

a•mend

Pronunciation: (u-mend'), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to alter, modify, rephrase, or add to or subtract from (a motion, bill, constitution, etc.) by formal procedure: Congress may amend the proposed tax bill.
  2. to change for the better; improve: to amend one's ways.
  3. to remove or correct faults in; rectify.
—v.i.
  1. to grow or become better by reforming oneself: He amends day by day.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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