A*mend"ment (#), n. [F. amendement, LL. amendamentum.]
An alteration or change for the better; correction of a fault or of faults; reformation of life by quitting vices.
In public bodies; Any alternation made or proposed to be made in a bill or motion by adding, changing, substituting, or omitting.
Correction of an error in a writ or process.
Syn. -- Improvement; reformation; emendation.
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