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repair

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a state of being or fitness

  • the dining table is in good repair, so you wonʼt need to refinish it
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repair

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1 to bring back to a former condition or vigor

  • it will take some time to repair your energy after a bout with the flu
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2 to put into good shape or working order again

  • having trouble finding someone who repairs audio components
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Synonym Discussion of repair

mend, repair, patch, rebuild mean to put into good order something that is injured, damaged, or defective. mend implies making whole or sound something broken, torn, or injured.
    • mended the torn dress
repair applies to the fixing of more extensive damage or dilapidation.
    • repaired the back steps
patch implies an often temporary fixing of a hole or break with new material.
    • patch worn jeans
rebuild suggests making like new without completely replacing.
    • a rebuilt automobile engine


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