Synonyms for make amends

Grammar : Verb
Spell : uh-mendz
Phonetic Transcription : əˈmɛndz

Top 10 synonyms for make amends Other synonyms for the word make amends

Définition of make amends

Origin :
  • early 14c., "restitution," collective singular, from Old French amendes "fine, penalty," plural of amende "reparation," from amender "to amend" (see amend).
  • As in make up : verb compensate, reconcile
  • As in offset : verb counterbalance, compensate
  • As in atone : verb compensate; make amends for former misdoing
  • As in recompense : verb pay back, make restitution
  • As in redeem : verb atone for; compensate
  • As in redress : verb change, rectify
  • As in reform : verb correct, rectify
  • As in refund : verb return money; rebate
  • As in repay : verb give back money or possession
  • As in requite : verb compensate, give in return
  • As in restitute : verb refund
  • As in compensate : verb offset, make up for
  • As in apologize : verb express remorse, regret
Example sentences :
  • He was ashamed, and determined to make amends by a frank confession.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • Thinking to make amends I went one evening to the doctor's apartment.
  • Extract from : « City of Endless Night » by Milo Hastings
  • When I grow richer, I will write to you on gilt-post, to make amends for this sheet.
  • Extract from : « The Letters of Robert Burns » by Robert Burns
  • Turkey is sure to forgive you when you've done what you can to make amends.
  • Extract from : « Ranald Bannerman's Boyhood » by George MacDonald
  • You have not shown the slightest indication of wishing to make amends.'
  • Extract from : « A Woman Intervenes » by Robert Barr
  • I know they're trying to make amends, but they mustn't expect miracles.
  • Extract from : « Changing Winds » by St. John G. Ervine
  • His father courteously tried to make amends for his nonchalance.
  • Extract from : « A Tangled Tale » by Lewis Carroll
  • Not only will I take you back, but I shall strive to make amends for my brutality.
  • Extract from : « Bardelys the Magnificent » by Rafael Sabatini
  • But he would have to pass that way coming back, and she could make amends.
  • Extract from : « The Duke Of Chimney Butte » by G. W. Ogden
  • He felt in a measure responsible, so he hastened to make amends.
  • Extract from : « The Golden Woman » by Ridgwell Cullum

Antonyms for make amends

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