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amend

verb

1 amend

Make amendments to.



2 amend

To make better.

synonyms: ameliorate, better, improve, meliorate.

Roget 658: improve; be better, become better, get better; mend, amend.    advance etc. (progress) 282; ascend etc. 305; increase ... show more

Dutch: aanpassen, amenderen, beter maken, beter worden, beteren, corrigeren, emenderen, op een hoger plan brengen, verbeteren, wijzigen

3 amend

Set straight or right.

synonyms: rectify, remediate, remedy, repair.

Dutch: herstellen, verhelpen


Moby thesaurus: acculturate, advance, ameliorate, better, blue-pencil, boost, bring forward, civilize, come along, come on, compensate, correct, develop, edify, edit, educate, elevate, emend, emendate, enhance ... show more.

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amends

noun

1 amends

A sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury.

synonyms: damages, indemnification, indemnity, redress, restitution.

Roget 30: compensation, equation; commutation; indemnification; compromise; etc. 774 neutralization, nullification; counteraction etc. 179; reaction; measure for measure, ... show more

Roget 952: atonement, reparation; compromise, composition; compensation etc. 30; quittance, quits; expiation, redemption, reclamation, conciliation, propitiation; ... show more

Roget 973: reward, recompense, remuneration, meed, guerdon, reguerdon; price.    [payment for damage or debt] indemnity, indemnification; quittance; compensation; reparation, redress, ... show more

Dutch: schadepenningen, schadevergoeding, smartegeld, smartengeld
Polish: wyrównanie, indemnizacja, odszkodowanie, kompensata, rekompensata, wynagrodzenie, restytucja

2 amends

Something done or paid in expiation of a wrong:
— How can I make amends.

synonym: reparation.

Polish: naprawa, rekompensata, satysfakcja


Moby thesaurus: atonement, balancing, blood money, commutation, compensate, compensation, composition, compromise, consideration, correction, counteraction, counterbalancing, damages, expiation, expiatory offering, fixing, guerdon, honorarium, indemnification, indemnity ... show more.

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