mend, patch, darn(noun)
sewing that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment)
"her stockings had several mends"
repair, fix, fixing, fixture, mend, mending, reparation(verb)
the act of putting something in working order again
repair, mend, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch on(verb)
restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken
"She repaired her TV set"; "Repair my shoes please"
heal or recover
"My broken leg is mending"
To grow better; to advance to a better state; to become improved; to recover; to heal. Shak.
A place, as in clothing, which has been repaired by mending.
The act of repairing.
My trousers have a big rip in them and need a mend.
To repair, as anything that is torn, broken, defaced, decayed, or the like; to restore from partial decay, injury, or defacement; to patch up; to put in shape or order again; to re-create; as, to mend a garment or a machine.
To alter for the better; to set right; to reform; hence, to quicken; as, to mend one's manners or pace.
To help, to advance, to further; to add to.
To grow better; to advance to a better state; to become improved.
to repair, as anything that is torn, broken, defaced, decayed, or the like; to restore from partial decay, injury, or defacement; to patch up; to put in shape or order again; to re-create; as, to mend a garment or a machine
to alter for the better; to set right; to reform; hence, to quicken; as, to mend one's manners or pace
to help, to advance, to further; to add to
to grow better; to advance to a better state; to become improved
Mend is the critically acclaimed debut album by the Scottish band De Rosa. Released in June 2006, it was voted 16th in Mojo’s top 50 albums of 2006. It was recorded by Scottish producer Andy Miller.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
mend, v.t. to remove a fault: to repair, as something broken or worn: to make better: to correct, improve.—v.i. to grow better.—ns. Mend′er, one who mends; Mend′ing, the act of repairing: things requiring to be mended. [Short for amend.]
The numerical value of mend in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of mend in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
First mend yourself, and then mend others.
What breaks in a moment may take years to mend.
It provides some indication that business capital investment activity might be on the mend.
The spirit of man can endure only so much and when it is broken only a miracle can mend it.
Overall domestic growth momentum appears to be on the mend. Nevertheless, the weak performance in business capital investment activity suggests that this segment remains a source of drag for the U.S. economic recovery.
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- opravit, spravitCzech
- lappe, reparere, forbedre, fikseDanish
- flicken, reparierenGerman
- درست کردنPersian
- parantua, korjata, kohentaa, kunnostaa, parantaaFinnish
- rapiécer, réparerFrench
- deisigh, ceartaighIrish
- càirichScottish Gaelic
- ठीक करनाHindi
- rammendare, riparareItalian
- 修理, 直すJapanese
- herstellen, verbeteren, reparerenDutch
- remendar, consertar, conserto, reparar, reparo, remendo, melhorarPortuguese
- repara, dregeRomanian
- зашивать, исправлять, починить, дырка, улучшаться, чинить, зашитая, заштопывать, исправить, починкаRussian
- tamir etmek, onarmakTurkish
- ٹھیک کرناUrdu
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