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repair

 
Noun repair has 3 senses
  1. repair, fix, fixing, fixture, mend, mending, reparation - the act of putting something in working order again
    --1 is a kind of improvement
    --1 has particulars:
     darning; patching; care, maintenance, upkeep; band aid, quick fix, quickie, quicky; restoration; reconstruction; restitution
    Derived form: verb repair1
  2. repair - a formal way of referring to the condition of something; "the building was in good repair"
    --2 is a kind of
    condition, status
  3. haunt, hangout, resort, repair, stamping ground - a frequently visited place
    --3 is a kind of area, country
    --3 has particulars: gathering place
    Derived form: verb repair3
Verb repair has 5 senses
  1. repair, mend, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch on - restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken; "She repaired her TV set"; "Repair my shoes please"
    --1 is one way to better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate
    Antonyms: break, bust
    Derived forms: noun repair1, noun reparation3, noun repairer1
    Sample sentence:
    The men repair the chairs
  2. compensate, recompense, repair, indemnify - 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"
    --2 is one way to pay
    Derived forms: noun reparation1, noun reparation4
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
  3. repair, resort - move, travel, or proceed toward some place; "He repaired to his cabin in the woods"
    --3 is one way to travel, go, move, locomote
    Derived form: noun repair3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. rectify, remediate, remedy, repair, amend - set straight or right; "remedy these deficiencies"; "rectify the inequities in salaries"; "repair an oversight"
    --4 is one way to correct, rectify, right
    Derived form: noun reparation4
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  5. animate, recreate, reanimate, revive, renovate, repair, quicken, vivify, revivify - give new life or energy to; "A hot soup will revive me"; "This will renovate my spirits"; "This treatment repaired my health"
    --5 is one way to stimulate, arouse, brace, energize, energise, perk up
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
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