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amendment

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CIDE DICTIONARY

amendmentn. [F. amendement, LL. amendamentum.].
  •  An alteration or change for the better; correction of a fault or of faults; reformation of life by quitting vices.  [1913 Webster]
  •  In public bodies; Any alternation made or proposed to be made in a bill or motion by adding, changing, substituting, or omitting.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Correction of an error in a writ or process.  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- Improvement; reformation; emendation.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

amendment, n.
1 a minor improvement in a document (esp. a legal or statutory one).
2 an article added to the US Constitution.

Etymology
AMEND + -MENT

THESAURUS

amendment

Great Leap Forward, addendum, addition, advance, advancement, alteration, amelioration, ascent, attachment, bettering, betterment, bill, boost, calendar, change, change of allegiance, change of heart, change of mind, clause, companion bills amendment, correction, dragnet clause, editing, emendation, enacting clause, enhancement, enrichment, escalator clause, eugenics, euthenics, furtherance, headway, hold-up bill, improvement, joker, lift, melioration, mend, mending, motion, new birth, omnibus bill, paragraph, pickup, preferment, privileged question, progress, progression, promotion, proviso, question, rebirth, recension, reclamation, recovery, recrudescence, rectification, redaction, redemption, reform, reformation, regeneration, renascence, renewal, repair, rescript, rescription, restoration, revampment, revisal, revise, revised edition, revision, revival, rewrite, rewriting, rider, rise, saving clause, upbeat, uplift, upping, upswing, uptrend, upward mobility

ROGET THESAURUS

amendment

Improvement

N improvement, amelioration, melioration, betterment, mend, amendment, emendation, mending, advancement, advance, ascent, promotion, preferment, elevation, increase, cultivation, civilization, culture, march of intellect, menticulture, race-culture, eugenics, reform, reformation, revision, radical reform, second thoughts, correction, limoe labor, refinement, elaboration, purification, oxidation, repair, recovery, revise, new edition, reformer, radical, improving, progressive, improved, better, better off, better for, all the better for, better advised, reformatory, emendatory, reparatory, remedial, corrigible, improvable, accultural, on consideration, on reconsideration, on second thoughts, on better advice, ad melius inquirendum, urbent latericiam invenit marmoream reliquit.


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