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repair

noun

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a state of being or fitness
  • The dining table is in good repair, so you won't need to refinish it.
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repair

verb

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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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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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