Origin of amendment
OTHER WORDS FROM amendmentnon·a·mend·ment, nounpro·a·mend·ment, adjectivere·a·mend·ment, nounself-a·mend·ment, noun
How to use amendment in a sentence
There are a lot of states with constitutional amendments to ban same-sex marriage, so it is going to be difficult in many states.Hillary Clinton Wants It Both Ways on Gay Marriage|David Freedlander|July 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If the first 10 amendments were each put to a vote on nation-wide ballot initiatives, how would they fare?P.J. O’Rourke: Who Really Actually Wants This Bill of Rights?|P. J. O’Rourke|April 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Too many states would ratify progressive nationalist amendments.A New Constitution? We Can Hardly Handle The One We’ve Got!|James Poulos|February 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The judge said the right to not be discriminated against under the First and Fourteenth amendments applies to the plaintiffs.Was Rick Santorum Right About Polygamy After All?|Justin Miller|December 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It is expected to pass the Senate this week after amendments are added to expand the exception for religious organizations.Gay Rights Bill Advances in Senate|Ben Jacobs|November 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The text of the amendments designed to carry out these recommendations will be submitted by the Board at an early date.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
South Carolina adopted the federal constitution, recommending amendments, being the 8th state in succession; votes 149 to 73.
New Hampshire adopted the federal constitution, recommending amendments, being the ninth state to do so; votes 57 to 46.
Virginia adopted the constitution of the United States, recommending amendments; tenth state which ratified that document.
Then we should be able to make amendments, to ask for conferences, to give and receive explanations.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay