1. to make minor changes or fix something
amend a contract/constitution/document, make amends for sth
To 'amend' something means to make a small change or adjustment. This is a verb that can be used in social situations but is more likely to be used in formal discussions. Similar phrases include 'to alter' or 'to adjust'. Not to be confused with 'to make amends' which means to repair a relationship after a disagreement.