HyperDic: amend

English > 3 senses of the word amend:
VERBcommunicationamendmake amendments to
changeamend, better, improve, ameliorate, meliorateto make better
changeamend, rectify, remediate, remedy, repairset straight or right
amend > pronunciation
Soundsahmeh'nd
Rhymesappend ... wend: 48 rhymes with ehnd...
English > amend: 3 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningmake amendments to.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"amend the document"
Broaderrevisemake revisions in
Spanishcorregir, enmendar, rectificar
Catalancorregir, esmenar, rectificar
Adjectivesamendatoryeffecting amendment
Nounsamendmentthe act of amending or correcting
amendmenta statement that is added to or revises or improves a proposal or document (a bill or constitution etc.)
English > amend: 3 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningTo make better.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsbetter, improve, ameliorate, meliorate
Cause tobetter, improve, ameliorate, meliorateGet better
NarroweradvanceDevelop further
buildimprove the cleansing action of
build up, developchange the use of and make available or usable
conditionput into a better state
educateGive an education to
emendmake improvements or corrections to
enhancemake better or more attractive
enrichmake better or improve in quality
fancify, beautify, embellish, prettifymake more beautiful
fructifymake productive or fruitful
help, aidimprove the condition of
helpimprove
iron out, straighten out, put rightSettle or put right
perfect, honemake perfect or complete
polish, refine, fine-tune, downimprove or perfect by pruning or polishing
purify, sublimate, make pure, distillRemove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation
raise, liftinvigorate or heighten
reformmake changes for improvement in order to remove abuse and injustices
reformimprove by alteration or correction of errors or defects and put into a better condition
regenerate, revitalizerestore strength
relieve, alleviate, palliate, assuageProvide physical relief, as from pain
repair, mend, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch onrestore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn / torn or broken
turn aroundImprove dramatically
upgradeTo improve what was old or outdated
upgradeGive better travel conditions to
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Oppositeworsen, aggravate, exacerbate, exasperatemake worse
Similar tobetter, improve, ameliorate, meliorateGet better
Spanishameliorar, arreglar, corregir, enriquecer, mejorar, perfeccionar
Catalanmillorar
Adjectivesamendablecapable of being corrected by additions
English > amend: 3 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningSet straight or right.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsrectify, remediate, remedy, repair
Broadercorrect, rectify, rightmake right or correct
Spanishmodificar, rectificar, recuperar, reformar, remediar
Catalanesmenar, rectificar
Adjectivesamendablecapable of being corrected by additions

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