repair, fix, fixing, fixture, mend, mending, reparation(noun)
the act of putting something in working order again
darn, stamping ground, haunt, neutering, locating, hole, fastener, holdfast, fixedness, fix, fixation, jam, fixture, mend, localisation, hangout, fixing, location, mending, habitue, altering, amends, fastening, kettle of fish, fastness, resort, mess, secureness, regular, localization, pickle, fixity, muddle, reparation, patch
a formal way of referring to the condition of something
"the building was in good repair"
haunt, hangout, resort, repair, stamping ground(verb)
a frequently visited place
repair, mend, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch on(verb)
restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken
"She repaired her TV set"; "Repair my shoes please"
touch, furbish up, cook, desexualise, sterilize, ready, concern, prepare, get, set up, compensate, revivify, remediate, recompense, secure, pertain, sterilise, gear up, impact, mend, regenerate, vivify, amend, situate, have-to doe with, heal, make, fasten, determine, renovate, bushel, desexualize, reestablish, define, specify, rejuvenate, reconstruct, sophisticate, quicken, refer, desex, affect, unsex, fixate, resort, restore, relate, rectify, touch on, recreate, deposit, remedy, pay back, doctor up, posit, bear on, bear upon, come to, animate, reanimate, limit, revive, restitute, set, fix, pay off, reinstate, doctor, indemnify
compensate, recompense, repair, indemnify(verb)
make amends for; pay compensation for
"One can never fully repair the suffering and losses of the Jews in the Third Reich"; "She was compensated for the loss of her arm in the accident"
even off, revivify, right, make up, compensate, animate, remediate, recompense, fix, furbish up, remunerate, even out, mend, vivify, amend, pay, renovate, bushel, correct, quicken, counterbalance, overcompensate, even up, resort, restore, rectify, touch on, recreate, remedy, cover, reanimate, redress, revive, pay off, doctor, indemnify
move, travel, or proceed toward some place
"He repaired to his cabin in the woods"
recreate, recur, resort, animate, mend, quicken, bushel, reanimate, furbish up, revivify, renovate, restore, recompense, touch on, fall back, rectify, indemnify, revive, doctor, fix, compensate, amend, vivify, remedy, remediate
rectify, remediate, remedy, repair, amend(verb)
set straight or right
"remedy these deficiencies"; "rectify the inequities in salaries"; "repair an oversight"
right, reform, compensate, revivify, remediate, recompense, fix, bushel, reanimate, mend, vivify, amend, renovate, improve, correct, quicken, regenerate, reclaim, resort, restore, ameliorate, relieve, rectify, touch on, recreate, remedy, refine, animate, better, furbish up, meliorate, revive, doctor, indemnify
animate, recreate, reanimate, revive, renovate, repair, quicken, vivify, revivify(verb)
give new life or energy to
"A hot soup will revive me"; "This will renovate my spirits"; "This treatment repaired my health"
speed up, furbish up, resuscitate, restitute, compensate, animate, remediate, quicken, fix, amend, enliven, mend, cheer, vivify, animize, accelerate, refurbish, liven up, renovate, bushel, invigorate, speed, inspire, exalt, resurrect, play, hearten, restore, freshen up, rectify, touch on, recompense, recreate, animise, remedy, resort, come to, reanimate, embolden, liven, revive, revivify, whet, doctor, indemnify
English Synonyms and Antonyms
To amend is to change for the better by removing faults, errors, or defects, and always refers to that which at some point falls short of a standard of excellence. Advance, better, and improve may refer either to what is quite imperfect or to what has reached a high degree of excellence; we advance the kingdom of God, improve the minds of our children, better the morals of the people. But for matters below the point of ordinary approval we seldom use these words; we do not speak of bettering a wretched alley, or improving a foul sewer. There we use cleanse, purify, or similar words. We correct evils, reform abuses, rectify incidental conditions of evil or error; we ameliorate poverty and misery, which we can not wholly remove. We mend a tool, repair a building, correct proof; we amend character or conduct that is faulty, or a statement or law that is defective. A text, writing, or statement is amended by the author or by some adequate authority; it is often emended by conjecture. A motion is amended by the mover or by the assembly; a constitution is amended by the people; an ancient text is emended by a critic who believes that what seems to him the better reading is what the author wrote. Compare ALLEVIATE.
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How to use repair in a sentence?
The economics aren't there, you get what you absolutely need and repair what you've got. We'll be doing no purchasing at all.
We have received funding and pledges of approximately $100 million for shelter and repair.
I thank President Biden for his assistance as we respond to impacts of winter weather across our state, while this partial approval is an important first step, Texas will continue to work with our federal partners to ensure all eligible Texans have access to the relief they need. The funds provided under the Major Disaster Declaration may provide crucial assistance to Texans as they begin to repair their homes and address property damage.
The checks and balances that theoretically could have been there didn't work. This is a mess. I mean, I feel terrible about all this happening. And that's why I'm working hard to do everything I can to repair the damage and then actually work to strengthen Flint and the citizens.
Automatic simply means that you can't repair it yourself.
Translations for repair
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- أصلح, صلحArabic
- oprava, opravit, spravitCzech
- Instandsetzung, reparieren, Reparatur, AusbesserungGerman
- επισκευή, επιδιόρθωση, επισκευάζω, επιδιορθώνωGreek
- riparado, ripari, riparoEsperanto
- reparación, repararSpanish
- korjata, siirtyä, korjaus, korjaaminen, lempipaikka, kunnostaa, remontoida, lomamatkaFinnish
- réparation, réparerFrench
- megjavít, javításHungarian
- 수리, 고치다, 수리하다Korean
- reparatie, herstellenDutch
- reparasjon, repareringNorwegian
- naprawa, naprawiaćPolish
- reparo, repararPortuguese
- починка, ремонтировать, чинить, ремонтRussian
- reparation, laga, repareraSwedish
- tamir etmekTurkish
- sửa, chửa, sửa chữaVietnamese
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