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Amends Explained

amends at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[ə'mendz]

amends at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n make amends (to sb/for sth)// to do something to show you are sorry for hurting or upsetting someone, especially something that makes it better for them// --He seized the chance to make amends for his behavior.//

amends at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

AMENDS at English => English (Bouviers Law) Of Explained:

riendly relationship between people or countriesnoun
an instrument for measuring the strength of an electric currentnoun
[U] (old-fashioned, informal) = AMMUNITIONnoun
[U] (Symbol NH3) a colourless gas with a strong smell; a clear liquid containing ammonia, used as a cleaning substancenoun [U]
1 a supply of bullets, etc. to be fired from guns:
The bandits escaped with a rifle and 120 rounds of ammunition.
2 information that can be used against another person in an argument:
The letter gave her all the ammunition she needed. * These figures pr

Amends at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Amends \A*mends"\, n. sing. & pl. [F. amendes, pl. of amende.
Cf. {Amende}.]
Compensation for a loss or injury; recompense; reparation.
[Now const. with sing. verb.] ``An honorable amends.''
--Addison.

Yet thus far fortune maketh us amends. --Shak.

amends at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

amends
n 1: a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury [syn:
{damages}, {indemnity}, {indemnification}, {restitution},
{redress}]
2: something done or paid in expiation of a wrong; "how can I
make amends" [syn: {reparation}]

amends at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » Appendix:Collocations of do, have, make, and take

English

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » fr Inter: term » amendes|lang=fr, plural of Inter: term » amende|lang=fr. Compare with Inter: term » amende.

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » US Inter: IPA » /ʌˈmɛnds/

Noun

Inter: en-noun » plural only
  • Compensation for a loss or injury; recompense; reparation.
    1. : Amends were made for the damage and no charges were filed.
    2. As to you, Mr. Carruthers, I think that you have done what you could to make amends for your share in an evil plot. — Doyle


    Usage notes

    Usually found as Inter: term » make amends|to make amends.

    Synonyms

    * (compensation) reparation, redress, restitution, indemnity

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » compensation for a loss or injury
    • Bulgarian: компенсация
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Wiedergutmachung|f
    • Icelandic: Inter: t- » is|sárabætur|f|p, Inter: t- » is|miskabætur|f|p


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|компенсация|f|tr=kompensácija|sc=Cyrl
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|compensación|f, Inter: t+ » es|reparación|f, Inter: t- » es|desagravio|m

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    Verb

    amends
  • Inter: third-person singular of » amend

    Anagrams

    * desman

  • Translation: de » amends
    Translation: et » amends
    Translation: fr » amends
    Translation: ko » amends
    Translation: io » amends
    Translation: ku » amends
    Translation: hu » amends
    Translation: mg » amends
    Translation: ml » amends
    Translation: my » amends
    Translation: fi » amends
    Translation: sv » amends
    Translation: ta » amends
    Translation: te » amends
    Translation: tr » amends
    Translation: vi » amends