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Is amend a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word amend is a Scrabble US word. The word amend is worth 8 points in Scrabble:

A1M3E1N1D2

Is amend a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word amend is a Scrabble UK word and has 8 points:

A1M3E1N1D2

Is amend a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word amend is a Words With Friends word. The word amend is worth 10 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Amend

You can make 51 words from 'amend' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


5 letters words from 'amend'

ADMEN 8AMEND 8
DEMAN 8MANED 8
MENAD 8NAMED 8

4 letters words from 'amend'

AMEN 6DAME 7
DAMN 7DEAN 5
MADE 7MAND 7
MANE 6MEAD 7
MEAN 6MEND 7
NAME 6NEMA 6

3 letters words from 'amend'

AME 5AND 4
ANE 3DAE 4
DAM 6DAN 4
DEN 4EAN 3
END 4MAD 6
MAE 5MAN 5
MED 6MEN 5
MNA 5NAE 3
NAM 5NED 4

2 letters words from 'amend'

AD 3AE 2
AM 4AN 2
DA 3DE 3
EA 2ED 3
EM 4EN 2
MA 4ME 4
NA 2NE 2

All 5 letters words made out of amend

amend maend aemnd eamnd meand emand amned maned anmed named mnaed nmaed aenmd eanmd anemd naemd enamd neamd menad emnad mnead nmead enmad nemad amedn maedn aemdn eamdn meadn emadn amden maden admen damen mdaen dmaen aedmn eadmn ademn daemn edamn deamn medan emdan mdean dmean edman deman amnde mande anmde namde mnade nmade amdne madne admne damne mdane dmane andme nadme adnme danme ndame dname mndae nmdae mdnae dmnae ndmae dnmae aendm eandm anedm naedm enadm neadm aednm eadnm adenm daenm edanm deanm andem nadem adnem danem ndaem dnaem endam nedam ednam denam ndeam dneam menda emnda mneda nmeda enmda nemda medna emdna mdena dmena edmna demna mndea nmdea mdnea dmnea ndmea dnmea endma nedma ednma denma ndema dnema

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word amend. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in amend.

Definitions and meaning of amend

amend

Etymology

From Middle English amenden, from Old French amender, from Latin ēmendō (free from faults), from ex (from, out of) + mendum (fault). Compare aphetic mend.

Pronunciation

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /əˈmɛnd/
  • Rhymes: -ɛnd

Verb

amend (third-person singular simple present amends, present participle amending, simple past and past participle amended)

  1. (transitive) To make better; improve.
    • 1594, William Shakespeare, The Rape of Lucrece,[1]
      Mud not the fountain that gave drink to thee;
      Mar not the thing that cannot be amended.
    • 1820, Walter Scott, Ivanhoe, Chapter 13,[2]
      We shall cheer her sorrows, and amend her blood, by wedding her to a Norman.
  2. (intransitive) To become better.
  3. (obsolete, transitive) 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.
  4. (obsolete, intransitive) To be healed, to be cured, to recover (from an illness).
    • c. 1605, William Shakespeare, Macbeth, Act IV, Scene 3,[3]
      Ay, sir; there are a crew of wretched souls
      That stay his cure: their malady convinces
      The great assay of art; but at his touch—
      Such sanctity hath heaven given his hand—
      They presently amend.
  5. (transitive) To make a formal alteration (in legislation, a report, etc.) by adding, deleting, or rephrasing.
    • 1876, Henry Martyn Robert, Robert’s Rules of Order, Chicago: S.C. Griggs & Co., Article III, Section 23, p. 46,[4]
      The following motions cannot be amended:
    • 1990, Doug Hoyle, Hansard, Trade Union Act, 1984, Amendment no. 2, 4 July, 1990,[5]
      It is necessary to amend the Act to preserve the spirit in which it was first passed into law []

Synonyms

  • ameliorate
  • correct
  • improve
  • See also Thesaurus:improve
  • See also Thesaurus:repair

Related terms

Translations

Noun

amend (plural amends)

  1. (usually in the plural) An act of righting a wrong; compensation.

References

  • amend at OneLook Dictionary Search
  • amend in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • amend in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.

Anagrams

  • Edman, Mande, Medan, ad-men, admen, deman, maned, menad, named

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to correct, improve.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)