amend amend  /ə ˈmɛnd/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) to make better
  2. (v) set straight or right
  3. (v) make amendments to

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. But in November, Californians went to the polls to amend the constitution to prohibit gay marriage.
  2. President Hugo Chavez wants to amend the constitution so that he can run for a third six-year term in 2012.

News

  1. City Council votes to amend ward redistricting

    MICHIGAN CITY — The City Council voted 7 to 2 on Tuesday to amend the 2012 redistricting of the six wards in Michigan City.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Michigan City News-Dispatch

  2. Sprint-SoftBank Amend Merger Deal, Cash Offer For Sprint Shareholders Raised

    Sprint-SoftBank Amend Merger Deal, Cash Offer For Sprint Shareholders Raised
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  3. Salt Lake City Move to Amend on the move

    Salt Lake City Move to Amend on the move by Christopher Smart The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jun 10, 2013 05:14PM MDT Move to Amend Salt Lake is looking for a few good people who don’t believe in corporate personhood and the free-flow of money into politics ­— and the beer is on them. The grass-roots organization is kicking off its summer campaign 7 p.m. Thursday at the Washington Square Cafe ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

Quotes

  1. "I am, in my own, state, I have voted along with the vast majority of Alaskans who had the opportunity to vote to amend our Constitution defining marriage as between one man and one woman," Palin said, citing the 1998 initiative that banned gay...
    on Oct 20, 2008 By: Sarah Palin Source: ABC News

  2. "I believe it's a lot easier to change the Constitution than it would be to change the word of the living God," Huckabee said Monday night in Warren, Mich. "And that's what we need to do, is to amend the Constitution so it's in God's...
    on Jan 15, 2008 By: Mike Huckabee Source: FOXNews

  3. "It depends on the House Republicans dropping this revolt against the president and cooperating in trying to amend the plan," Frank said.
    on Sep 26, 2008 By: Barney Frank Source: Reuters

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