Amend vs Chang - What's the difference?

amend | chang |


As a verb amend

is to make better.

As a proper noun chang is

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amend

English

Verb

(en verb)
  • To make better.
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  • * Shakespeare
  • Mar not the thing that cannot be amended .
  • * Sir Walter Scott
  • We shall cheer her sorrows, and amend her blood, by wedding her to a Norman.
  • To become better.
  • (obsolete) To heal (someone sick); to cure (a disease etc.).
  • * 1590 , (Edmund Spenser), (The Faerie Queene) , III.x:
  • But Paridell complaynd, that his late fight / With Britomart, so sore did him offend, / That ryde he could not, till his hurts he did amend .
  • *, II.2.6.ii:
  • he gave her a vomit, and conveyed a serpent, such as she conceived, into the basin; upon the sight of it she was amended .
  • To make a formal alteration in legislation by adding, deleting, or rephrasing.
  • Synonyms

    * ameliorate * correct * improve * See also * See also

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    chang

    English

    Alternative forms

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    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (often, italicized) A traditional harp of central and southwest Asia
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