A*mend"ment (?), n. [F. amendement,
LL. amendamentum.] 1. An alteration or change
for the better; correction of a fault or of faults; reformation of life by
2. In public bodies; Any alternation made or
proposed to be made in a bill or motion by adding, changing, substituting,
3. (Law) Correction of an error in a writ or
Syn. -- Improvement; reformation; emendation.