Definition of amend:
- by simply removing what is erroneous, corrupt, superfluous, faulty, and the like;
- by substituting something else in the place of what is removed; to rectify.
- by supplying deficiencies;
- To change or modify in any way for the better
- To grow better by rectifying something wrong in manners or morals; to improve.
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" There is yet another detail, it is true," admitted the sage, " but regarding its comparative importance a thoroughly loyal subject may be permitted to amend the remark of a certain wise Emperor of a former dynasty: 'Any person in the City can discover a score of gold mines if necessary, but One only could possibly have written " Concerning Spring."- "Kai Lung's Golden Hours", Ernest Bramah Commentator: Hilaire Belloc.
Then Sir Tristram gave her a ring, and she gave him another, and after that he left her, weeping and lamenting, and went among the barons, and openly took his leave of them all, saying, " Fair lords, it so befalleth that I now must depart hence; therefore, if there be any here whom I have offended or who is grieved with me, let him now say it, and before I go I will amend it to the utmost of my power.- "The Legends Of King Arthur And His Knights", James Knowles.
- "Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens", Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009.