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?
One event could create damage which costs millions to repair, maybe even closer to hundreds of millions depending on the aircraft that are involved.
Allan Fung has the tenacity, fearlessness, and brawny resolve necessary to confront the challenges that face Rhode Island. I have the utmost confidence that he will repair the UHIP disaster, improve DCYF and prevent child abuse, and take Rhode Island to great heights.
We need to repair a broken system. Criminals don't feel the repercussions of the justice system.
What's happening (in Greece) today? They're back in recession, hopefully this weekend the Greek government will finally reach an agreement with European institutions... (but) it won't repair the damage that was caused.
We don't know what's going to happen with us in the future. We don't know if we're going to keep getting some aid some help – it's scary for us. Help from U.S. mainland power companies has been coming in waves for months. But Monica Viego-Rodriguez still hasn't seen a light come on anywhere in Monica Viego-Rodriguez neighborhood since the hurricanes hit last fall. Monica Viego-Rodriguez can only buy perishable foods for Monica Viego-Rodriguez family that they can eat the same day.There is nowhere to store food other than a cooler that she keeps filled with ice on her balcony. More than 470,000 homes were damaged or destroyed, causing an estimated $ 140 billion in damages. As Puerto Rico experiences the longest and most devastating blackout in American history, 1,000 utility trucks and 1,500 workers from 22 electric companies from all over the U.S. are arriving on the island this week to help the existing crews on the job restore power. As crews carve their way through the catastrophic damage, their progress is slow. But they met a major milestone this month when 1 million customers had their power restored, and utility crews say they won't stop until everyone is back on line. Help from U.S. mainland power companies has been coming in waves for months. But some Puerto Rico residents say they still haven't seen a light come on anywhere in their neighborhood since the hurricanes hit last fall. ( REUTERS) There is no set timeframe, we're just here for the long haul, the mission is to restore power and that's what we're focusing on. Wednesday night, the Puerto Rico governor said the island will receive approximately $ 35 billion in federal aid. But he added that Puerto Rico is facing massive debt and won't be able to repay the money until 2022. Power crews say they have to prioritize – hospitals, police and fire stations, come first.Then communication facilities, water treatment plants, transportation providers and shelters.From there, utility crews repair infrastructure serving smaller groups and neighborhoods. People like Sol Vazquez, a law student who has been working the best she can with limited resources, also Skyped with Fox News this week. She said she has been seeing a mixed response from her friends and fellow students. I think everyone wants to get their electricity back, I don't think, at this point, they care who does it or how they do it.
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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