What does AMENDS mean?

AMENDS meaning in General Dictionary

Compensation for a loss or injury recompense reparation

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  • a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury
  • something done or paid in expiation of an incorrect
  • Compensation for a loss or damage; recompense; reparation.

AMENDS meaning in Law Dictionary

satisfaction provided by a wrong-doer towards the party hurt, for an incorrect committed. 1 Lil. Reg. 81. BL.LAW DICT.(2D ED.)

AMENDS meaning in Etymology Dictionary

early 14c., "restitution," collective single, from Old French amendes "fine, punishment," plural of amende "reparation," from amender "to amend" (see amend).

AMENDS meaning in General Dictionary

(n. sing. & pl.) payment for a loss or injury; recompense; reparation.

Sentence Examples with the word AMENDS

We made that small house ring with boisterous mirth and resound with the murmur of much sober talk, making amends then to Walden vale for the long silences.

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