make amends[ uh-mendz ]SEE DEFINITION OF make amends
Synonyms for make amends
- bury the hatchet
- come to terms
- forgive and forget
- make peace
- set off
- shake hands
Antonyms for make amends
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MAKE AMENDS
He was ashamed, and determined to make amends by a frank confession.
Thinking to make amends I went one evening to the doctor's apartment.
When I grow richer, I will write to you on gilt-post, to make amends for this sheet.
Turkey is sure to forgive you when you've done what you can to make amends.
You have not shown the slightest indication of wishing to make amends.'
I know they're trying to make amends, but they mustn't expect miracles.
His father courteously tried to make amends for his nonchalance.
Not only will I take you back, but I shall strive to make amends for my brutality.
But he would have to pass that way coming back, and she could make amends.
He felt in a measure responsible, so he hastened to make amends.
early 14c., "restitution," collective singular, from Old French amendes "fine, penalty," plural of amende "reparation," from amender "to amend" (see amend).