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amendment (plural amendments)
- An alteration or change for the better; correction of a fault or of faults; reformation of life by quitting vices.
- In public bodies; Any alteration made or proposed to be made in a bill or motion that adds, changes, substitutes, or omits.
- (law) Correction of an error in a writ or process.
- An addition to and/or alteration to the Constitution.
- The First Amendment guarantees freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition.
- The Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution abolished slavery.
- That which is added; that which is used to increase or supplement something.
- a soil amendment
correction or addition to a law
that which is added
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- amendment in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- amendment in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
- amendment at OneLook Dictionary Search