Synonyms for repair
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English Synonyms and Antonyms2.0 / 2 votes
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.
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms1.0 / 1 vote
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repair, fix, fixing, fixture, mend, mending, reparationnoun
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 groundverb
a frequently visited place
repair, mend, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch onverb
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, indemnifyverb
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, amendverb
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, revivifyverb
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
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In the air I feel it's this we're all breathing. This is why I want to leave from here, i want to go somewhere that is far from the refineries so that I can repair my life, repair my health and live better.
The Greeks by their laws, and the Romans by the spirit of their people, took care to put into the hands of their rulers no such engine of oppression as a standing army. Their system was to make every man a soldier, and oblige him to repair to the standard of his country whenever that was reared. This made them invincible and the same remedy will make us so.
A man builds a fine house and now he has a master, and a task for life he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.
At the very root of the word reparation is the word repair, and the necessary process of repair is the only way we get to actually achieving racial justice.
The major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that cannot possibly go wrong is that when a thing that cannot possibly go wrong goes wrong it usually turns out to be impossible to get at or repair.
Translations for repair
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- صلح, أصلحArabic
- oprava, opravit, spravitCzech
- reparieren, Reparatur, Ausbesserung, InstandsetzungGerman
- επισκευή, επισκευάζω, επιδιορθώνω, επιδιόρθωσηGreek
- ripari, riparo, riparadoEsperanto
- reparación, repararSpanish
- korjata, remontoida, kunnostaa, korjaaminen, lempipaikka, siirtyä, lomamatka, korjausFinnish
- réparer, réparationFrench
- megjavít, javításHungarian
- 수리하다, 고치다, 수리Korean
- reparatie, herstellenDutch
- reparering, reparasjonNorwegian
- naprawa, naprawiaćPolish
- reparo, repararPortuguese
- ремонтировать, чинить, починка, ремонтRussian
- reparera, reparation, lagaSwedish
- tamir etmekTurkish
- chửa, sửa chữa, sửaVietnamese
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