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Old November 22nd, 2015, 03:12 PM   #91
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Amended | Define Amended at Dictionary.com
Context is everything




amend
[uh-mend]
verb
1.
to alter, modify, rephrase, or add to or subtract from (a motion, bill, constitution, etc.) by formal procedure:
Congress may amend the proposed tax bill.
2.
to change for the better; improve:
to amend one's ways.
Synonyms: ameliorate, better.
Antonyms: worsen.


context
[kon-tekst]
noun
1.
the parts of a written or spoken statement that precede or follow a specific word or passage, usually influencing its meaning or effect:
You have misinterpreted my remark because you took it out of context.

2.
the set of circumstances or facts that surround a particular event, situation, etc.


se·man·tics
səˈman(t)iks/
noun
the branch of linguistics and logic concerned with meaning. There are a number of branches and subbranches of semantics, including formal semantics, which studies the logical aspects of meaning, such as sense, reference, implication, and logical form, lexical semantics, which studies word meanings and word relations, and conceptual semantics, which studies the cognitive structure of meaning.
the meaning of a word, phrase, sentence, or text.



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Old November 22nd, 2015, 03:16 PM   #92
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Context is everything




amend
[uh-mend]
verb
1.
to alter, modify, rephrase, or add to or subtract from (a motion, bill, constitution, etc.) by formal procedure:
Congress may amend the proposed tax bill.
2.
to change for the better; improve:
to amend one's ways.
Synonyms: ameliorate, better.
Antonyms: worsen.


context
[kon-tekst]
noun
1.
the parts of a written or spoken statement that precede or follow a specific word or passage, usually influencing its meaning or effect:
You have misinterpreted my remark because you took it out of context.

2.
the set of circumstances or facts that surround a particular event, situation, etc.


se·man·tics
səˈman(t)iks/
noun
the branch of linguistics and logic concerned with meaning. There are a number of branches and subbranches of semantics, including formal semantics, which studies the logical aspects of meaning, such as sense, reference, implication, and logical form, lexical semantics, which studies word meanings and word relations, and conceptual semantics, which studies the cognitive structure of meaning.
the meaning of a word, phrase, sentence, or text.



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Simply put, you don't amend a tire, you don't amend channels, but to change the constitution, you amend it.
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Old November 22nd, 2015, 03:19 PM   #93
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That is a good source. The purpose is to find the orginal onjective meaning of a word, which is textualism.
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Old November 22nd, 2015, 03:22 PM   #94
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Why? Don't you know what it means?

Tell us oh "scholar", is there something in the constitution that would allow it to be replaced with another document, a replacement constitution?
I actually don't such as the incorrect meaning from some Google search of a contemporary meaning that is not the original meaning.
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Old November 22nd, 2015, 03:28 PM   #95
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Simply put, you don't amend a tire, you don't amend channels, but to change the constitution, you amend it.
Thanks. That's what I said like 10 posts ago. What have you been babbling about?

You don't change the constitution you amend it.


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Simply put, you don't amend a tire, you don't amend channels, but to change the constitution, you amend it.
Amend in the context of the Constitution does not mean change.
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Amend in the context of the Constitution does not mean change.
Silly word games like this only make you look foolish .....
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Silly word games like this only make you look foolish .....
Using google accomplished that for you.
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From my understanding the constitution can be amended or abolished. I don't think that it can be "changed"


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"Check the dictionary, amended means changed....."


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From my understanding the constitution can be amended or abolished. I don't think that it can be "changed"


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"Check the dictionary, amended means changed....."


I am a speaker of English, and you?
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