make+amends+for

  • 1make amends for — • to make up for smth • to atone for smth • to repair one s fault • to repair one s wrong • to make amends for smth compensate for a loss or mistake I have to work hard in order to make up for the loss from the poor sales. (from Idioms in Speech) …

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  • 2make amends for — Syn: make up for, atone for, make good …

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  • 3make up for — 1) she tried to make up for what she d said Syn: atone for, make amends for, compensate for, make recompense for, make reparation for, make redress for, make restitution for, expiate 2) job satisfaction can make up for low pay Syn: offset,… …

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  • 4make up for — 1 she tried to make up for what she d said: ATONE FOR, make amends for, compensate for, make recompense for, make reparation for, make redress for, make restitution for, expiate. 2 job satisfaction can make up for low pay: OFFSET, counterbalance …

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  • 5make up for — • to make up for smth • to atone for smth • to repair one s fault • to repair one s wrong • to make amends for smth compensate for a loss or mistake I have to work hard in order to make up for the loss from the poor sales. (from Idioms in Speech) …

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  • 6make amends (to somebody) (for something doing something) — make amends (to sb) (for sth/for doing sth) idiom to do sth for sb in order to show that you are sorry for sth wrong or unfair that you have done Syn: ↑make up for something • She tried to make amends for what she had said to her mother by buying …

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  • 7make amends (to somebody) (for for doing something) — make amends (to sb) (for sth/for doing sth) idiom to do sth for sb in order to show that you are sorry for sth wrong or unfair that you have done Syn: ↑make up for something • She tried to make amends for what she had said to her mother by buying …

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  • 8make amends — COMPENSATE, recompense, indemnify, make it up to; atone for, make up for, make good, expiate. → amends * * * make amends 1. To supply a loss 2. To compensate (for) • • • Main Entry: ↑amend make amends To render co …

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  • 9make amends — after all the pain I ve caused, is it possible to make amends? he s obviously trying to make amends for what he s done Syn: make good, atone, make up, indemnify, expiate …

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  • 10make amends — apologize to someone you have hurt, make up for    What can I do to make amends for opening her personal mail? …

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  • 11make amends — to do something because you did not do it when you should have. Wendi hopes that by winning today s match she will make amends to her fans for losing such an easy match yesterday. Usage notes: often followed by a phrase that begins with to, by,… …

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  • 12make amends — Synonyms and related words: atone, atone for, compensate, cover, do penance, expiate, fill up, get satisfaction, give and take, give satisfaction, indemnify, kick back, live down, make compensation, make good, make matters up, make reparation,… …

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  • 13make amends — atone for a sin, make up for a wrongdoing …

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  • 14make amends — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. atone, make up for, compensate; see reconcile 2 , repay 1 , settle 9 …

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  • 15make amends — compensate for a wrongdoing. → amends …

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  • 16make amends — idi to compensate, as for an injury, loss, or insult …

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  • 17amends — [ə mendz′] pl.n. [ME < OFr, pl. of amende, a fine: see AMEND] [sometimes with sing. v.] something given or done to make up for injury, loss, etc. that one has caused [to make amends for rudeness] …

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  • 18amends — n. to make amends for (he wanted to make amends for the damage that he had caused) * * * [ə mendz] to make amends for (he wanted to make amends for the damage that he had caused) …

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  • 19amends — a|mends [əˈmendz] n make amends (to sb/for sth) to do something to show you are sorry for hurting or upsetting someone, especially something that makes it better for them ▪ He seized the chance to make amends for his behavior …

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  • 20amends — /euh mendz /, n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) 1. reparation or compensation for a loss, damage, or injury of any kind; recompense. 2. Obs. improvement; recovery, as of health. 3. make amends, to compensate, as for an injury, loss, or insult: I… …

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