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Verb: amend  u'mend
  1. Make amendments to
    "amend the document"
  2. To make better
    "The editor amended the manuscript with his changes";
    - better, improve, ameliorate, meliorate, mend
  3. Set straight or right
    "amend the inequities in salaries";
    - rectify, remediate, remedy, repair

Sounds like: emend

Derived forms: amended, amending, amends

Type of: alter, change, correct, modify, rectify, revise, right

Encyclopedia: Amend, Eric