HyperDic: repair

English > 8 senses of the word repair:
VERBchangerepair, mend, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch onrestore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn / torn or broken
possessionrepair, compensate, recompense, indemnifymake amends for
motionrepair, resortmove, travel, or proceed toward some place
changerepair, rectify, remediate, remedy, amendset straight or right
bodyrepair, animate, recreate, reanimate, revive, renovate, quicken, vivify, revivifygive new life or energy to
NOUNactrepair, fix, fixing, fixture, mend, mending, reparationthe act of putting something in working order again
staterepaira formal way of referring to the condition of something
locationrepair, haunt, hangout, resort, stamping grounda frequently visited place
repair > pronunciation
Soundsrihpeh'r
Rhymesaffair ... wheelchair: 116 rhymes with ehr...
English > repair: 8 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of putting something in working order again.
Synonymsfix, fixing, fixture, mend, 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
Verbsrepairrestore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn / torn or broken
English > repair: 8 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningA formal way of referring to the condition of something.
Example"the building was in good repair"
Broadercondition, statusA state at a particular time
English > repair: 8 senses > noun 3, location
MeaningA frequently visited place.
Synonymshaunt, hangout, resort, stamping ground
Narrowergathering placeA favorite haunt where people gather
Broaderarea, countryA particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography)
Spanishlugar preferido
Catalancau, lloc sovintejat, parròquia
Verbsrepairmove, travel, or proceed toward some place
English > repair: 8 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningrestore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn / torn or broken.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThe men repair the chairs
Examples
  • "She repaired her TV set"
  • "Repair my shoes please"
Synonymsmend, 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
Nounsrepair, reparationthe act of putting something in working order again
repairera skilled worker who mends or repairs things
English > repair: 8 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaningmake amends for; pay compensation for.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
Example"One can never fully repair the suffering and losses of the Jews in the Third Reich"
Synonymscompensate, recompense, indemnify
Narrowergivedeliver in exchange or recompense
BroaderpayGive money, usually in exchange for goods or services
Spanishcompensar, indemnisar, indemnizar, pagar, recompensar, reparar
Catalancompensar, indemnitzar
Nounsreparationsomething done or paid in expiation of a wrong
reparationcompensation (given or received) for an insult / insult or injury
English > repair: 8 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningMove, travel, or proceed toward some place.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"He repaired to his cabin in the woods"
Synonymresort
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Nounsrepaira frequently visited place
English > repair: 8 senses > verb 4, change
MeaningSet straight or right.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example "repair an oversight"
Synonymsrectify, remediate, remedy, amend
Broadercorrect, rectify, rightmake right or correct
Spanishmodificar, rectificar, recuperar, reformar, remediar
Catalanesmenar, rectificar
Nounsreparationsomething done or paid in expiation of a wrong
English > repair: 8 senses > verb 5, body
MeaningGive new life or energy to.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example "This treatment repaired my health"
Synonymsanimate, recreate, reanimate, revive, renovate, quicken, vivify, revivify
Broaderstimulate, arouse, brace, energize, energise, perk upCause to be alert and energetic
Similar tocome to, revive, resuscitateReturn to consciousness
Spanishreanimar, reavivar, revivificar
Catalanreanimar, reavivar, revivificar

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