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English noun: amends

1. amends (possession) a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury

Synonymsdamages, indemnification, indemnity, redress, restitution

Broader (hypernym)compensation

Narrower (hyponym)actual damages, atonement, compensatory damages, exemplary damages, expiation, general damages, nominal damages, punitive damages, relief, satisfaction, smart money

2. amends (act) something done or paid in expiation of a wrong

SamplesHow can I make amends.


Broader (hypernym)atonement, expiation, propitiation

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