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1. amends

noun. ['əˈmɛndz'] something done or paid in expiation of a wrong.

Synonyms

  • expiation
  • reparation
  • propitiation

Antonyms

  • increase
  • low relief
  • high relief
  • embarrassment

Etymology

  • amendes (French)

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Rhymes with Amends

  • overextends
  • comprehends
  • transcends
  • recommends
  • suspends
  • pretends
  • portends
  • extends
  • contends
  • befriends
  • intends
  • descends
  • depends
  • defends
  • commends
  • backends
  • trends
  • spends
  • offends
  • friends'
  • friends
  • friend's
  • blends
  • attends
  • ascends
  • wends
  • tends
  • sends
  • lends
  • fends

Sentences with amends


1. Noun, plural
If your behavior is the problem, apologize and find out what you need to do to make amends.

Quotes about amends


1. She still cared for me, and the best way I could make amends to her was to be happy.I do have a knack for finding great women.
- Craig Ferguson, American on Purpose: The Improbable Adventures of an Unlikely Patriot

2. Maybe you'll change Abandon all your wicked waysMake amends and start anew againMaybe you'll seeAll the wrongs you did to meAnd start all over, start all over again.Who am i kidding?Now, lets not get overzealous hereYoure always been a huge piece of shitIf i could kill you i wouldBut it's frowned upon in all fifty statesHaving said that, burn in Hell.
- Set it off

3. Guilt can be a good thing. It's the soul's call to action. The indication that... something is wrong. The only way... to rid your heart of it... is to correct your mistakes and keep going... until amends are made.
- Father Lantom, Daredevil

2. amends

noun. ['əˈmɛndz'] a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury.

Synonyms

  • atonement
  • compensation
  • damages
  • expiation
  • exemplary damages
  • general damages
  • smart money
  • relief
  • punitive damages
  • restitution
  • nominal damages
  • actual damages
  • redress
  • compensatory damages
  • satisfaction
  • indemnification

Antonyms

  • wrong
  • dissatisfaction
  • discontentment
  • nonpayment

Etymology

  • amendes (French)
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