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Definition of amends noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

  

amends

 noun
noun
NAmE//əˈmɛndz//
 
[plural]
 
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make amends (to somebody) (for something/for doing something)
 
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to do something for someone in order to show that you are sorry for something wrong or unfair that you have done synonym make up for something She tried to make amends for what she had said to her mother by buying her some flowers.
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