|Origin:||amender, from Latin emendare; EMEND|
a‧mend S3 [transitive] formal
The law was amended to include women.
The defendant later amended his evidence.
'Steve stole it - or rather borrowed it,' he amended.
—amended adjective:WORD FOCUS: change
an amended version
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
➔ See also change