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Amendment meaning

amendment - 4 dictionary results

  1. 1. the act of amending or correcting
  2. 2. An alteration or change for the better; correction of a fault or of faults; reformation of life by quitting vices.
  3. 3. In public bodies; Any alternation made or proposed to be made in a bill or motion by adding, changing, substituting, or omitting.
  4. 4. Correction of an error in a writ or process.

amendment - examples of usage

  1. Another proposed, as an amendment, that they should toss " odd man out" who was to own the claim; then each could please himself. - "Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer", W. C. Scully.
  2. If Mist should break through this understanding, Defoe hopes it will be understood that it is not his fault; he can only say that the printer's resolutions of amendment seem to be sincere. - "Daniel Defoe", William Minto.
  3. The doctor was doing all he could to change the regimen, but only succeeded on making his patient weak and promise amendment. - "Somehow Good", William de Morgan.
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