Definitions for mendmɛnd
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word mend
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to make (something damaged) whole, sound, or usable by repairing:
to mend clothes.
to correct defects or errors in.
to set right; make better; improve:
to mend matters.
(v.i.)to progress toward recovery, as a sick person.
(of broken bones) to grow together; knit.
Category: Common Vocabulary
to improve, as conditions or affairs.
(n.)the act of mending; repair.
a mended place.
Idioms for mend:
mend one's fences,to strengthen or reestablish one's position by conciliation or negotiation.
on the mend, improving, esp. in health.
Origin of mend:
1150–1200; ME, aph. var. of amenden amend
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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to fix a hole in a piece of clothing
to mend socks
(of a broken bone) to grow back together
It'll take a few months for the bone to mend.
to fix a broken object
Dad's mending my bike.
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.
Translations for mend
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to put (something broken, torn etc) into good condition again; to repair
Can you mend this broken chair?
- regmaak, herstelAfrikaans
- consertarPortuguese (BR)
- spravit; napravitCzech
- φτιάχνω, επιδιορθώνωGreek
- تعمیر کردنFarsi
- ठीक करनाHindi
- (su)taisyti, (su)adytiLithuanian
- labot; remontētLatvian
- reparere, lappe, stoppe, bøteNorwegian
- ،اعمار كردن تعمیر کردنPersian
- a reparaRomanian
- laga, repareraSwedish
- onarmak, tamir etmekTurkish
- 修補Chinese (Trad.)
- лагодити; ремонтуватиUkrainian
- مرمت کرناUrdu
- sửa chữaVietnamese
- 修补Chinese (Simp.)
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