• correction, revision; alteration, change
• an amendment is a section that is added to a law or rule in order to change it.
• an amendment is also a correction to a piece of writing.
amendment of the constitution
• change made to the laws of the constitution
• change in rate of taxation, reassessment of tax rates
• amendment to the u.s. constitution (forbids excessively high bail and protects citizens against cruel and unusual punishment)
equal rights amendment
• proposal for an amendment to the u.s. constitution that would make gender discrimination unconstitutional (as opposed to merely illegal as it is today), era
• change made to correct an error
• amendment to the u.s. constitution (includes the right to due process, right to avoid self-incrimination, right to a grand jury hearing, and forbids double jeopardy)
• first amendment to the u.s. constitution (provides citizens with freedom of religion, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom of assembly, and the right to petition the government)
• amendment to the u.s. constitution (protects citizens against unlawful search and seizure of private property)
• amendment to the u.s. constitution (states that the rights in the amendments do not cancel or jeopardize the other rights of citizens)
second amendment• amendment to the u.s. constitution (provides citizens ...