Definition of Amendment. Meaning of Amendment. Synonyms of Amendment

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Definition of Amendment

Amendment
Amendment A*mend"ment, n. [F. amendement, LL. amendamentum.] 1. An alteration or change for the better; correction of a fault or of faults; reformation of life by quitting vices. 2. In public bodies; Any alternation made or proposed to be made in a bill or motion by adding, changing, substituting, or omitting. 3. (Law) Correction of an error in a writ or process. Syn: Improvement; reformation; emendation.

Meaning of Amendment from wikipedia

- Look up amendment in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. An amendment is a formal or official change made to a law, contract, constitution, or other legal...
- The First Amendment (Amendment I) to the United States Constitution prevents the government from making laws respecting an establishment of religion; prohibiting...
- The Second Amendment (Amendment II) to the United States Constitution protects the right to keep and bear arms. It was ratified on December 15, 1791, along...
- Thirty-three amendments to the Constitution of the United States have been proposed by the United States Congress and sent to the states for ratification...
- The Thirteenth Amendment (Amendment XIII) to the United States Constitution abolished slavery and involuntary servitude, except as punishment for a crime...
- The Twenty-second Amendment (Amendment XXII) to the United States Constitution limits the number of times a person can be elected to the office of President...
- Fourteenth Amendment (Amendment XIV) to the United States Constitution was adopted on July 9, 1868, as one of the Reconstruction Amendments. Usually considered...
- The Fourth Amendment (Amendment IV) to the United States Constitution is part of the Bill of Rights. It prohibits unreasonable searches and seizures and...
- The Thirteenth Amendment may refer to the: Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which abolished slavery and involuntary servitude, except...
- The Fourteenth Amendment may refer to: Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which grants citizenship to everyone born in the U.S. and...