Example sentences for: amend

How can you use “amend” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Zakaria realized his error before publication and tried to amend his copy, but his editors failed to make the change in time (though we have now rectified our slip).

  • We need to amend the Constitution and provide full public financing, he writes, because "anything less means that democracy can still be corrupted."

  • He wasn't really voting to amend the Constitution at the time.

  • Among the possible hitches: 1) Congress might amend the bill in ways unacceptable to the companies; 2) the White House might reject the bill if it provides too much legal immunity and too little money to the fund; and 3) a congressional ban on tobacco lawsuits might be unconstitutional.

  • Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott proposed to amend the McCain-Feingold bill to ban unions from funneling dues to political activity without workers' explicit consent.

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