amendment
amend·ment n
1: an act of amending; esp: an alteration in wording
amendment s to cure the defect in the pleading
2: an alteration proposed or put into effect by legislative or constitutional procedure
the Congress...shall propose amendment s to this ConstitutionU.S. Constitution art. V

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

amendment
I (correction) noun adjustment, amelioration, betterment, change, correctio, elaboration, emendatio, emendation, enhancement, improvement, melioration, modification, perfection, refinement, reformation, remedy, revampment, revisal, revision, supplement associated concepts: amendment in a statute, amendment to a will II (legislation) noun act, bill, clause, legislation, legislative act, legislative bill, measure, modification of the law, rider, supplement associated concepts: amendment to a charter, amendment to the Constitution, Bill of Rights III index correction (change), reform, rider

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


amendment
the alteration of a writ, pleading, indictment or other document for the purpose of correcting some error or defect in the original or to raise some new matter, claim or allegation.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


amendment
n.
1 The addition, deletion, correction, or other changes proposed or made to a document. The term is usually capitalized when referring to an amendment in the United States Constitution (for example, the Fifth Amendment).
2 The act or process or revising something.
See also emendation.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


amendment
The modification of materials by the addition of supplemental information; the deletion of unnecessary, undesirable, or outdated information; or the correction of errors existing in the text.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


amendment
The modification of materials by the addition of supplemental information; the deletion of unnecessary, undesirable, or outdated information; or the correction of errors existing in the text.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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