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on the mend

Definition of on the mend

  1. :  becoming better after an illness or injury <Her broken leg is on the mend.> <Her health is on the mend.> <The country's economy is on the mend.> <They almost got a divorce, but now their marriage is on the mend.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to free from faults or defects: as

    :  to improve in manners or morals :  reform

    :  to set right :  correct

  1. :  an act of mending :  repair

    :  a mended place

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to criticize in a loud and angry way

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