[ US /əˈmɛndz/ ]
[ UK /ɐmˈɛndz/ ]
  1. a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury
  2. something done or paid in expiation of a wrong
    how can I make amends
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How To Use amends In A Sentence

  • She shamed him into making amends
  • No one amends lightly something as vital as a blueprint.
  • He is the MBE who did very little for it, but has since made amends twentyfold. Battling and brave: Paul Collingwood retires from Test cricket
  • On Sunday they did not do themselves justice tactically or in terms of conviction, but they are extremely lucky to have a chance of making amends so quickly.
  • While the wronger will admit no wrong, while he mocks at the idea of amends, or while, admitting the wrong, he rejoices in having done it, no suffering could satisfy revenge, far less justice. Unspoken Sermons Third Series
  • It pleased me no end, trying to make amends for many years of imposed suppression.
  • Tory wanted the Prince to make amends with Calin, or at least to try. THE ANCIENT FUTURE: THE DARK AGE
  • Garret was actually nice to me one day, and it continued on; it was as if he wanted to make amends again, and renew our broken friendship.
  • The batsmen ran four as Lewis floundered to the boundary to make amends, but the game was up.
  • Since that time, Feinstein said she has tried to make amends with her longtime political ally and friend.
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