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Synonyms for repair
rɪˈpɛər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. repair, fix, fixing, fixture, mend, mending, reparation(noun)

    the act of putting something in working order again

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    break, bust

  2. repair(noun)

    a formal way of referring to the condition of something

    "the building was in good repair"

    Synonyms:
    fixture, mending, fixing, hangout, mend, reparation, stamping ground, resort, fix, haunt

    Antonyms:
    break, bust

  3. haunt, hangout, resort, repair, stamping ground(verb)

    a frequently visited place

    Synonyms:
    mending, reparation, fixture, resort, stamping ground, mend, fix, fixing, hangout, holiday resort, refuge, resort hotel, recourse, haunt

    Antonyms:
    bust, break

  4. 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"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    bust, break

  5. 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"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    bust, break

  6. repair, resort(verb)

    move, travel, or proceed toward some place

    "He repaired to his cabin in the woods"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    bust, break

  7. rectify, remediate, remedy, repair, amend(verb)

    set straight or right

    "remedy these deficiencies"; "rectify the inequities in salaries"; "repair an oversight"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    bust, break

  8. 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"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    bust, break

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. repair

    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.

    Synonyms:
    advance, ameliorate, amend, better, cleanse, correct, emend, improve, make better, meliorate, mend, mitigate, purify, rectify, reform

    Antonyms:
    aggravate, blemish, corrupt, debase, depress, deteriorate, harm, impair, injure, mar, spoil, tarnish, vitiate

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. repair

    Synonyms:
    restore, recover, mend, retrieve, relit

    Antonyms:
    impair, waste, wear, deteriorate, injure

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. repair(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    mend, refit, retouch, vamp, tinker, piece, patch, touch up, vamp up, patch up

  2. repair(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    retrieve, restore, make good

  3. repair(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    redress, atone for, make amends for

  4. repair(n.)

    Synonyms:
    restoration, reparation, renewal, refitting, mending

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. repair(n)

    Synonyms:
    renovation, restoration, reconstruction, reparation, rehabilitation

  2. repair(v)

    Synonyms:
    mend, restore, patch, tinker, revamp, darn, cobble, remodel, indemnify, redress, atone for, retrieve, regain

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How to use repair in a sentence?

  1. Matthew Levitt:

    They don’t have the wherewithal, the skill set and the materials to repair the oil wells themselves.

  2. Ludwik Liebler:

    We think that the first applications will be in transport, in cars, in planes, in all the applications you have that need toughness, for repair and increasing durability of your objects.

  3. Todd Semonite:

    It's not something we even planned on doing in any kind of disaster, we don't do grid repair.

  4. Robert Turner:

    We have received funding and pledges of approximately $100 million for shelter and repair.

  5. Chakradhar Talukdar:

    The watchman inspects the canal and, if any repair is needed, immediately informs the committee president or secretary, and they in turn ask a member to go and repair it.

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