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.

3. Law

Correction of an error in a writ or process.

Syn. -- Improvement; reformation; emendation.


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