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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Amend (0.01027 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Amend.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: amend amandir, membaik, memperbaiki, mengubah
English → English (WordNet) Definition: amend amend v 1: make amendments to; “amend the document” 2: to make better; “The editor improved the manuscript with his changes” [syn: better, improve, ameliorate, meliorate] [ant: worsen] 3: set straight or right; “remedy these deficiencies”; “rectify the inequities in salaries”; “repair an oversight” [syn: rectify, remediate, remedy, repair]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Amend Amend \A*mend"\ ([.a]*m[e^]nd"), v. i. To grow better by rectifying something wrong in manners or morals; to improve. “My fortune . . . amends.” --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster] Amend \A*mend"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Amended; p. pr. & vb. n. Amending.] [F. amender, L. emendare; e (ex) + mendum, menda, fault, akin to Skr. minda personal defect. Cf. Emend, Mend.] To change or modify in any way for the better; as, (a) by simply removing what is erroneous, corrupt, superfluous, faulty, and the like; (b) by supplying deficiencies; (c) by substituting something else in the place of what is removed; to rectify. [1913 Webster] Mar not the thing that can not be amended. --Shak. [1913 Webster] An instant emergency, granting no possibility for revision, or opening for amended thought. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster] We shall cheer her sorrows, and amend her blood, by wedding her to a Norman. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] To amend a bill, to make some change in the details or provisions of a bill or measure while on its passage, professedly for its improvement. [1913 Webster] Syn: To Amend, Emend, Correct, Reform, Rectify. Usage: These words agree in the idea of bringing things into a more perfect state. We correct (literally, make straight) when we conform things to some standard or rule; as, to correct proof sheets. We amend by removing blemishes, faults, or errors, and thus rendering a thing more a nearly perfect; as, to amend our ways, to amend a text, the draft of a bill, etc. Emend is only another form of amend, and is applied chiefly to editions of books, etc. To reform is literally to form over again, or put into a new and better form; as, to reform one's life. To rectify is to make right; as, to rectify a mistake, to rectify abuses, inadvertencies, etc. [1913 Webster]

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