Meaning of “amend” in the English Dictionary

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amendverb [ T ]

us /əˈmend/

to change the words of something written, esp. a law or a legal document:

The terms of the contract were amended in later years.

(Definition of “amend” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"amend" in Business English

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amendverb [ T ]

uk /əˈmend/ us

to change something, especially the words of a text:

They were too hasty to amend or drop initiatives that did not work immediately.
amend sth to sth In line 20, 'men' should be amended to 'people'.

LAW, GOVERNMENT to make a change to a law:

amend a bill/law He will try to amend the bill to shift more of the money to conservation.
The proposals would amend the Insolvency Act of 1986 to prevent potentially viable small businesses from being forced into receivership.
Until the constitution is amended, the power to appoint ministers will remain with the president.

(Definition of “amend” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)