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

- An amendment is a formal or official change made to a law, contract, constitution, or other legal do****ent. It is based on the verb to amend, which means...
- The First Amendment (Amendment I) to the United States Constitution prevents the government from making laws which regulate an establishment of religion...
- The Second Amendment (Amendment II) to the United States Constitution protects the individual right to keep and bear arms. It was ratified on December...
- The Thirteenth Amendment (Amendment XIII) to the United States Constitution abolished slavery and involuntary servitude, except as punishment for a crime...
- Fourteenth Amendment (Amendment XIV) to the United States Constitution was adopted on July 9, 1868, as one of the Reconstruction Amendments. Arguably one...
- The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) is a proposed amendment to the United States Constitution designed to guarantee equal legal rights for all American citizens...
- A constitutional amendment is a modification of the constitution of a polity, organization or other type of entity. Amendments are often interwoven into...
- The Twenty-fifth Amendment (Amendment XXV) to the United States Constitution deals with issues related to presidential succession and disability. It clarifies...
- The Fourteenth Amendment may refer to: Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which grants citizenship to everyone born in the U.S. and...
- The Fifth Amendment (Amendment V) to the United States Constitution addresses criminal procedure and other aspects of the Constitution. It was ratified...
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