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  Definition of repair
  1. the act of putting something in working order again
  2. a frequently visited place
  3. a formal way of referring to the condition of something; "the building was in good repair"
  4. give new life or energy to; "A hot soup will revive me"; "This will renovate my spirits"; "This treatment repaired my health"
  5. set straight or right; "remedy these deficiencies"; "rectify the inequities in salaries"; "repair an oversight"
  6. restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken; "She repaired her TV set"; "Repair my shoes please"
  7. move, travel, or proceed toward some place; "He repaired to his cabin in the woods"
  8. make amends for; pay compensation for; "One can never fully repair the suffering and losses of the Jews in the Third Reich"; "She was compensated for the loss of her arm in the accident"
Similar Words: fix, fixing, fixture, mend, mending, reparation, haunt, hangout, resort, stamping ground, animate, recreate, reanimate, revive, renovate, quicken, vivify, revivify, rectify, remediate, remedy, amend, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch on, compensate, recompense, indemnify

 

Hyponyms: darning, patching, care, maintenance, upkeep, band aid, quick fix, quickie, quicky, restoration, reconstruction, restitution, gathering place, tinker, fiddle, fill, piece, patch, cobble, point, repoint, trouble-shoot, patch up, sole, resole, vamp, revamp, heel, reheel, darn, give

 

Grouped Verbs: come to, revive, resuscitate

 

Derivational Morphology: mend, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch on, resort, hang out, frequent, haunt, revival, resurgence, revitalization, revitalisation, revivification, vivification, invigoration, animation, quickener, invigorator, enlivener, refreshment, recreation, reparation, amends, redress, remedy, remediation, correction, rectification, rectifier, restoration, fixing, fixture, mending, repairman, repairer, maintenance man, service man, fixer, mender, tinker, tinkerer, resort hotel, holiday resort, hangout, stamping ground, damages, indemnity, indemnification, restitution, compensation, recompense

 

Anagrams: rapier

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 修理 and 修复   Dutch: herstellen and herstelling  
Finnish: korjaaminen and korjata   French: réparation and réparer  
German: Reparatur and reparieren   Greek: επιδιορθώνω  
Hungarian: javítás and megjavíta   Italian: riparare and riparazione  
Japanese: 修理   Korean: 고치다 and 수리  
Portuguese: conserto and reparar   Russian: ремонт and ремонтировать  
Spanish: reparación and reparar   Swedish: reparation and reparera  
Telugu: మరమ్మత్తు  
 
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