HyperDic: reparation

English > 4 senses of the word reparation:
NOUNpossessionreparationcompensation (given or received) for an insult / insult or injury
possessionreparation(usually plural) compensation exacted from a defeated nation by the victors
actreparation, repair, fix, fixing, fixture, mend, mendingthe act of putting something in working order again
actreparation, amendssomething done or paid in expiation of a wrong
reparation > pronunciation
Soundsreh.perey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > reparation: 4 senses > noun 1, possession
Meaningcompensation (given or received) for an insult / insult or injury.
Example"an act for which there is no reparation"
BroadercompensationSomething (such as money) given or received as payment or reparation (as for a service or loss or injury)
Verbsrepairmake amends for
English > reparation: 4 senses > noun 2, possession
Meaning(usually plural) compensation exacted from a defeated nation by the victors.
Example"Germany was unable to pay the reparations demanded after World War I"
BroadercompensationSomething (such as money) given or received as payment or reparation (as for a service or loss or injury)
Usage ofplural, plural formThe form of a word that is used to denote more than one
Spanishreparación
English > reparation: 4 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of putting something in working order again.
Synonymsrepair, fix, fixing, fixture, mend, mending
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 > reparation: 4 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningSomething done or paid in expiation of a wrong.
Synonymamends
Broaderexpiation, atonement, propitiationThe act of atoning for sin or wrongdoing (especially appeasing a deity)
Spanishindemnización
Catalanindemnització
Verbsrepairset straight or right
repairmake amends for

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