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.
n 1: the act of amending or correcting
2: a statement that is added to or revises or improves a
proposal or document (a bill or constitution etc.)