1. An alteration or change for the better; correction of a fault or faults; reformation of life, by quitting vices.
2. A word, clause or paragraph, added or proposed to be added to a bill before a legislature.
3. In law, the correction of an error in a writ or process.
Shakespeare uses it for the recovery of health, but this sense is unusual.
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"Entry for 'Amendment'". "King James Dictionary".