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amendment

a·mend·ment

amendment

 
 
pronunciation:
mend mnt
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an addition to, change to, or deletion from a document such as a legislative bill or contract.
It required an amendment to the Constitution to bring women the vote.
synonyms:
change, modification, revision
similar words:
addition, alteration, deletion
definition 2: the act or state of changing or being changed.
After the amendment of the contract, both sides agreed to sign.
synonyms:
alteration, changing, correction, modification, revision, variation
similar words:
adjustment, betterment, metamorphosis, reformation, transformation, transmutation
definition 3: improvement.
He sought the amendment of his character through acts of self-discipline.
synonyms:
betterment, correction, improvement, rectification, reformation, reparation, revision
similar words:
alteration, change, conversion, melioration, modification, refinement, transformation, variation
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