mend one's ways

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of mend one's ways

: to change or improve one's behavior : to stop behaving badly
  • It's time (for you) to mend your ways.

Word by Word Definitions

mend play
  1. : to free from faults or defects: such as

  2. : to improve in manners or morals : reform

  3. : to set right : correct

  1. : an act of mending : repair

  2. : a mended place

ways play
  1. : way

  1. : in (such) a way, course, direction, or manner


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