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amends

verb , present tense third-person singular of amend

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1 to make better
  • trying to amend the situation of the striking workers by supplying them with minimal food supplies
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2 to remove errors, defects, deficiencies, or deviations from
  • the Bill of Rights was adopted in an effort to amend a constitution that seemed to many to be deficient in guaranteeing individual rights
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3 to change one's behavior or character for the better
  • the judge had heard the defendant promise before that he would amend
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