Date: 1200-1300
Language: Old French
Origin: amender, from Latin emendare; EMEND


a‧mend S3 [transitive] formal
to correct or make small changes to something that is written or spoken:
The law was amended to include women.
The defendant later amended his evidence.
'Steve stole it - or rather borrowed it,' he amended.
amended adjective:
an amended version
WORD FOCUS: change WORD FOCUS: change
to change something: alter, adapt, adjust, amend, modify, revise, vary

to change a system or organization: restructure, reorganize, reform

to change something completely: transform, revolutionize

to change facts or information, or change what someone has said: twist, distort, misrepresent

easily changed: flexible, adaptable

impossible to change: fixed, final, irrevocable

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