noun plural but singular or plural in construction \ə-ˈmen(d)z\

Definition of AMENDS

:  compensation for a loss or injury :  recompense <make amends>

Origin of AMENDS

Middle English amendes, from Anglo-French, plural of amende reparation, from amender
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with AMENDS

AMENDS Defined for Kids


noun plural \ə-ˈmendz\

Definition of AMENDS for Kids

:  something done or given by a person to make up for a loss or injury he or she has caused <He was sorry for ruining the garden and promised to make amends.> Hint:Amends can be used as a singular, but is more common as a plural.


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