amends

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French amendes, plural of amende. Compare with amende.

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Noun[edit]

amends (plural only)

  1. Compensation for a loss or injury; recompense; reparation.
    Amends were made for the damage and no charges were filed.
    • As to you, Mr. Carruthers, I think that you have done what you could to make amends for your share in an evil plot. — Doyle

Usage notes[edit]

Usually found as to make amends.

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Verb[edit]

amends

  1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of amend

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