patched up; patching up; patches up
Definition of patch up
1 : to deal with (a problem, disagreement, etc.) in order to improve or repair a relationship They finally patched up their differences. He is going to try to patch things up with his girlfriend.
2 : to give quick and usually temporary medical treatment to (someone or something) The doctor patched him up, so he's going to be as good as new. She patched up his wounded arm.
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