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a·mend

amend

 
 
pronunciation:
mend
part of speech: verb
inflections: amends, amending, amended
definition: to change or add to a law, contract, or other document.
Congress will amend a section of the new crime bill that many people think is unfair.
synonyms:
alter, change, modify, reform, revise
similar words:
adjust, edit
derivations: amendable (adj.), amender (n.)