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Meaning of amends

a•mends

Pronunciation: (u-mendz'), [key]
— n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.)
  1. reparation or compensation for a loss, damage, or injury of any kind; recompense.
  2. improvement; recovery, as of health.
  3. to compensate, as for an injury, loss, or insult: I tried to make amends for the misunderstanding by sending her flowers.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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