HyperDic: mend

English > 4 senses of the word mend:
VERBchangemend, repair, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch onrestore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn / torn or broken
changemend, healheal or recover
NOUNartifactmend, patch, darnsewing that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment)
actmend, repair, fix, fixing, fixture, mending, reparationthe act of putting something in working order again
mend > pronunciation
Soundsmeh'nd
Rhymesamend ... wend: 48 rhymes with ehnd...
English > mend: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningSewing that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment).
Example"her stockings had several mends"
Synonymspatch, darn
Broadersewing, stitcheryNeedlework on which you are working with needle and thread
Spanishparche, remiendo, zurcido
English > mend: 4 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of putting something in working order again.
Synonymsrepair, fix, fixing, fixture, mending, reparation
Narrowerband aid, quick fix, quickie, quickyhurried repair
care, maintenance, upkeepactivity involved in maintaining something in good working order
darningThe act of mending a hole in a garment with crossing threads
patchingThe act of mending a hole in a garment by sewing a patch over it
reconstructionThe activity of constructing something again
restitutionThe act of restoring something to its original state
restorationThe act of restoring something or someone to a satisfactory state
BroaderimprovementThe act of improving something
Spanisharreglo, compostura, enmienda, instalación, remiendo, reparación, reparo, solución
Catalanadobament, adob, reparació
Verbsmendrestore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn / torn or broken
English > mend: 4 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningrestore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn / torn or broken.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey mend the cape
Synonymsrepair, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch on
Entailed byoverhaul, modernize, modernisemake repairs, renovations, revisions or adjustments to
Narrowercobblerepair or mend
darnrepair by sewing
fillplug with a substance
heel, reheelput a new heel on
patch, patch upmend by putting a patch on
piece, patchrepair by adding pieces
point, repointrepair the joints of bricks
sole, resoleput a new sole on
tinker, fiddletry to fix or mend
trouble-shoot, troubleshootsolve problems
vamp, revampProvide (a shoe) with a new vamp
Broaderbetter, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorateTo make better
Oppositebreak, bustruin completely
Spanisharreglar, atender, componer, recomponer, reparar, restaurar, restituir
Catalanadobar, apariar, arreglar, atendre, reparar, restituir
Nounsmend, mendingthe act of putting something in working order again
mendera skilled worker who mends or repairs things
English > mend: 4 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningheal or recover.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"My broken leg is mending"
Synonymheal
Broaderbetter, improve, ameliorate, meliorateGet better
Spanisharreglar, curarse, curar, mejorar, sanar, sanear
Catalancurar-se, curar, guarir, sanar

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