amends

  • 1 Amends — A*mends , n. sing. & pl. [F. amendes, pl. of amende. Cf. {Amende}.] Compensation for a loss or injury; recompense; reparation. [Now const. with sing. verb.] An honorable amends. Addison. [1913 Webster] Yet thus far fortune maketh us amends. Shak …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 amends — index collection (payment), compensation, damages, expiation, indemnification, indemnity, recompense …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 amends — ► PLURAL NOUN (in phrase make amends) ▪ compensate or make up for a wrongdoing …

    English terms dictionary

  • 4 amends — [ə mendz′] pl.n. [ME < OFr, pl. of amende, a fine: see AMEND] [sometimes with sing. v.] something given or done to make up for injury, loss, etc. that one has caused [to make amends for rudeness] …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 amends — (n.) early 14c., restitution, collective singular, from O.Fr. amendes fine, penalty, plural of amende reparation, from amender to amend (see AMEND (Cf. amend)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 amends — redress, *reparation, indemnity, restitution Analogous words: compensation, recompense (see corresponding verbs at PAY): atonement, expiation (see under EXPIATE) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 amends — [n] compensation apology, atonement, expiation, indemnification, indemnity, quittance, recompense, redress, reparation, reprisal, requital, restitution, restoration, satisfaction; concepts 67,104,384 …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 Amends — Infobox Television episode Title=Amends Series=Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season=3 Episode=10 Airdate=December 15, 1998 Production=3ABB10 Writer=Joss Whedon Director=Joss Whedon Episode list=List of Buffy the Vampire Slayer episodes Prev=The Wish… …

    Wikipedia

  • 9 amends — n. to make amends for (he wanted to make amends for the damage that he had caused) * * * [ə mendz] to make amends for (he wanted to make amends for the damage that he had caused) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 10 amends — /euh mendz /, n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) 1. reparation or compensation for a loss, damage, or injury of any kind; recompense. 2. Obs. improvement; recovery, as of health. 3. make amends, to compensate, as for an injury, loss, or insult: I… …

    Universalium

  • 11 amends — Synonyms and related words: atonement, balancing, blood money, commutation, compensate, compensation, composition, compromise, consideration, correction, counteraction, counterbalancing, damages, expiation, expiatory offering, fixing, guerdon,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 12 amends — a|mends [əˈmendz] n make amends (to sb/for sth) to do something to show you are sorry for hurting or upsetting someone, especially something that makes it better for them ▪ He seized the chance to make amends for his behavior …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 amends — a|mends [ ə mendz ] noun make amends to try to make a situation better after you have done something wrong: I wish I could make amends somehow …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 amends — plural noun (in phr. make amends) compensate for a wrongdoing. Phrases offer of amends Law an offer to publish a correction and an apology for an act of libel. Origin ME: from OFr. amendes penalties, fine , plural of amende reparation , from… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 15 amends — plural noun make amends make amends to …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 16 amends — noun plural but singular or plural in construction Etymology: Middle English amendes, from Anglo French, plural of amende reparation, from amender Date: 14th century compensation for a loss or injury ; recompense < make amends > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 17 amends — noun /ʌˈmɛnds/ Compensation for a loss or injury; recompense; reparation. Amends were made for the damage and no charges were filed. Syn: reparation, redress, restitution, indemnity …

    Wiktionary

  • 18 amends — noun make amends to say you are sorry for the harm you have caused and try to make things better …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 amends — n 1. reparation, compensation, recompense, satisfaction; requital, quittance, payment, Literary. guerdon; indemnification, indemnity, restitution, restoration, remedy, redress; atonement, expiation; reward, retribution, return, salvage,… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 20 amends — UK [əˈmendz] / US noun make amends …

    English dictionary