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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·mends n. sing. & pl.  Compensation for a loss or injury; recompense; reparation. [Now const. with sing. verb.]  “An honorable amends.”
    Yet thus far fortune maketh us amends.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

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