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Definition of Amend


  1. To change or modify in any way for the better
  2. by simply removing what is erroneous, corrupt, superfluous, faulty, and the like;
  3. by supplying deficiencies;
  4. by substituting something else in the place of what is removed; to rectify.
  5. To grow better by rectifying something wrong in manners or morals; to improve.

Amend Quotations

I opposed the Defense of Marriage Act in 1996. It should be repealed and I will vote for its repeal on the Senate floor. I will also oppose any proposal to amend the U.S. Constitution to ban gays and lesbians from marrying.
Barack Obama

The nativism behind the push to repeal or amend the Fourteenth is ugly and obvious.
Eric Liu

As our country increasingly relies on electronic information storage and communication, it is imperative that our Government amend our information security laws accordingly.
Jo Ann Davis

You can always amend a big plan, but you can never expand a little one. I don't believe in little plans. I believe in plans big enough to meet a situation which we can't possibly foresee now.
Harry S Truman

The duty of man is the same in respect to his own nature as in respect to the nature of all other things, namely not to follow it but to amend it.
John Stuart Mill
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Amend Translations

amend in Italian is variare, perfezionare
amend in Spanish is corregir, enmendar, modificar
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