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Definition of "amending" []

  • To improve; change for the better (verb)
  • To remove faults from; correct (verb)
  • To alter or revise (legislation, a constitution, etc) by formal procedure (verb)
  • Present participle of amend. (verb)

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Use "amending" in a sentence
  • "The planter boxes required an up-front investment, and we spent money this year in amending the soil, but we have more perennial edibles than we expected."
  • "But libertarians refuse to exercise discretion in amending their list of rights, but instead insist it is impossible."
  • "There's no point in amending FISA if FISA doesn't apply, so Gonzales clearly understood that it did apply."