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a·mends

 (ə-mĕndz′)
pl.n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
Recompense for grievance or injury: The new law offers no amends to victims of crime. I assured them that no amends are necessary. You must make amends to them for the insult.

[Middle English amendes, from Old French, pl. of amende, reparation, from amender, to amend; see amend.]

amends

(əˈmɛndz)
n
(functioning as singular) recompense or compensation given or gained for some injury, insult, etc: to make amends.
[C13: from Old French amendes fines, from amende compensation, from amender to emend]

a•mends

(əˈmɛndz)

n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.)
reparation or compensation for a loss, damage, or injury of any kind; recompense.
Idioms:
make amends, to compensate, as for an injury, loss, or insult.
[1275–1325; Middle English amendes < Middle French, pl. of amende reparation, n. derivative of amender to amend]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.amends - a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injuryamends - a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury
compensation - something (such as money) given or received as payment or reparation (as for a service or loss or injury)
relief - (law) redress awarded by a court; "was the relief supposed to be protection from future harm or compensation for past injury?"
actual damages, compensatory damages, general damages - (law) compensation for losses that can readily be proven to have occurred and for which the injured party has the right to be compensated
nominal damages - (law) a trivial sum (usually $1.00) awarded as recognition that a legal injury was sustained (as for technical violations of a contract)
exemplary damages, punitive damages, smart money - (law) compensation in excess of actual damages (a form of punishment awarded in cases of malicious or willful misconduct)
atonement, expiation, satisfaction - compensation for a wrong; "we were unable to get satisfaction from the local store"
2.amends - something done or paid in expiation of a wrongamends - something done or paid in expiation of a wrong; "how can I make amends"
atonement, expiation, propitiation - the act of atoning for sin or wrongdoing (especially appeasing a deity)

amends

noun
Translations

amends

[əˈmendz] NPL to make amends (to sb) for sth (= apologize) → dar satisfacción (a algn) por algo; (= compensate) → compensar (a algn) por algo
I'll try to make amends in futuretrataré de dar satisfacción en el futuro

amends

pl to make amends for somethingetw wiedergutmachen; to make amends to somebody for somethingjdn für etw entschädigen; I’ll try to make amendsich werde versuchen, das wiedergutzumachen

amends

[əˈmɛndz] npl to make amends (to sb) for sth (apologize) → farsi perdonare (da qn) per qc; (compensate) → risarcire or indennizzare (qn) per qc
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But the company, inside the house, makes amends for it all," Mrs.
HERO: Mathew Tipton makes amends for his earlier penalty miss by scoring the winner
Kayfton Pete makes amends Having been backed as if defeat was out of the question before finishing third at Newton Abbot eight days ago, Kayfton Pete made amends when landing the 2m4f handicap hurdle with plenty in hand.