2. To reform oneself, abandon one's faults or evil ways.
3. In law, to correct an error that was committed in a legal process, or to rectify a legal document.
4. To repair or to make good what is broken or damaged.
5. Etymology: the change from e- to a- took place very early, being found in Old French and in Middle English.
Dale was sincerely trying to amend his bad habits.2. To change, to revise, to modify: The members of the club voted to amend the constitution.
The editor thought it was necessary to emend the punctuation in the author's essay.
The professor wanted to emend the essay she was reading and suggested that the author amend the research and submit the essay again.