Definition of amendment :
1. An alteration or change for the better; correction of a fault or of faults; reformation of life by quitting vices.
2. Correction of an error in a writ or process.
3. In public bodies; Any alternation made or proposed to be made in a bill or motion by adding, changing, substituting, or omitting.
motion, rewrite, better, rider, upgrade, act, alteration, supplement, bill, correction, amelioration, reformation, clause, improvement, melioration, change, emendation, revision, betterment, reform, measure
- It was a more dangerous attack, which the ministers met by moving an amendment that it was unnecessary to discuss the question. - "The Government of England (Vol. I)", A. Lawrence Lowell.
- " With the prayers of the church for our amendment! - "The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas", James Fenimore Cooper.
- Bundy suggested- as an amendment- that it should be a whole day, starting from the Cricketers at nine in the morning, and Sawkins said that, in order to get on with the business, he would second the amendment. - "The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists", Robert Tressell.