Pronunciation: (u-mend'),[key] —v.t. 1. to alter, modify, rephrase, or add to or subtract from (a motion, bill, constitution, etc.) by formal procedure: Congress may amend the proposed tax bill. 2. to change for the better; improve: to amend one's ways. 3. to remove or correct faults in; rectify.
—v.i. to grow or become better by reforming oneself: He amends day by day.