HyperDic: furbish_up

English > 1 sense of the expression furbish up:
VERBchangefurbish up, repair, mend, fix, bushel, doctor, restore, touch onrestore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn / torn or broken
English > furbish up: 1 sense > verb 1, change
Meaningrestore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn / torn or broken.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsrepair, mend, fix, bushel, doctor, 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

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