amendment - definition and synonyms

 
 
noun 

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/əˈmen(d)mənt/
singularamendment
pluralamendments
  1. 1
    [countable] a change made to a law or agreement
    amendment to:

    an amendment to the Local Government Bill

    propose/table/introduce an amendment:

    The Liberal Democrats have tabled an amendment to the bill.

    1. a.
      [countable] one of the changes that has been made to the US Constitution

      his First Amendment right to free speech

  2. 2
    [countable] a change made in a document or plan
    amendment to:

    I have made several amendments to the script.