Amendment vs Ryder - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between amendment and ryder

is that amendment is an alteration or change for the better; correction of a fault or of faults; reformation of life by quitting vices while ryder is (obsolete) a clause added to a document; a rider.

amendment

Noun

(en noun)
  • An alteration or change for the better; correction of a fault or of faults; reformation of life by quitting vices.
  • In public bodies; Any alteration made or proposed to be made in a bill or motion that adds, changes, substitutes, or omits.
  • * 2014 , Ian Black, " Courts kept busy as Jordan works to crush support for Isis", The Guardian , 27 November 2014:
  • Arrests and prosecutions intensified after Isis captured Mosul in June, but the groundwork had been laid by an earlier amendment to Jordan’s anti-terrorism law. It is estimated that 2,000 Jordanians have fought and 250 of them have died in Syria – making them the third largest Arab contingent in Isis after Saudi Arabians and Tunisians.
  • (legal) Correction of an error in a writ or process.
  • An addition to and/or alteration to the Constitution.
  • The First Amendment guarantees freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition.
    The Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution abolished slavery.
  • That which is added; that which is used to increase or supplement something.
  • a soil amendment

    Synonyms

    * improvement * reformation

    See also

    * engrossed * * repeal

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    ryder

    English

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • for a rider, cavalryman, or knight.
  • , modern transferred use of the surname.
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