What does repair mean?

Definitions for repair
rɪˈpɛərre·pair

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. repair, fix, fixing, fixture, mend, mending, reparation(noun)

    the act of putting something in working order again

  2. repair(noun)

    a formal way of referring to the condition of something

    "the building was in good repair"

  3. haunt, hangout, resort, repair, stamping ground(verb)

    a frequently visited place

  4. 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"

  5. compensate, recompense, repair, indemnify(verb)

    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"

  6. repair, resort(verb)

    move, travel, or proceed toward some place

    "He repaired to his cabin in the woods"

  7. rectify, remediate, remedy, repair, amend(verb)

    set straight or right

    "remedy these deficiencies"; "rectify the inequities in salaries"; "repair an oversight"

  8. animate, recreate, reanimate, revive, renovate, repair, quicken, vivify, revivify(verb)

    give new life or energy to

    "A hot soup will revive me"; "This will renovate my spirits"; "This treatment repaired my health"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Repair(verb)

    to return

  2. Repair(verb)

    to go; to betake one's self; to resort; ass, to repair to sanctuary for safety

  3. Repair(noun)

    the act of repairing or resorting to a place

  4. Repair(noun)

    place to which one repairs; a haunt; a resort

  5. Repair(verb)

    to restore to a sound or good state after decay, injury, dilapidation, or partial destruction; to renew; to restore; to mend; as, to repair a house, a road, a shoe, or a ship; to repair a shattered fortune

  6. Repair(verb)

    to make amends for, as for an injury, by an equivalent; to indemnify for; as, to repair a loss or damage

  7. Repair(noun)

    restoration to a sound or good state after decay, waste, injury, or partial restruction; supply of loss; reparation; as, materials are collected for the repair of a church or of a city

  8. Repair(noun)

    condition with respect to soundness, perfectness, etc.; as, a house in good, or bad, repair; the book is out of repair

  9. Origin: [OF. repaire retreat, asylum, abode. See Repair to go.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Repair

    rē-pār′, v.i. to betake one's self to: to go: to resort.—n. a retreat or abode. [O. Fr. repairer, to return to a haunt—Low L. répatriāre, to return to one's country—L. re-, back, patria, native country.]

  2. Repair

    rē-pār′, v.t. to restore after injury: to make amends for: to make good, as a loss: to mend: (Spens.) to recover into position, as a weapon.—n. restoration after injury or decay: supply of loss.—ns. Repair′er, one who restores or amends; Repair′ment; Reparabil′ity.—adj. Rep′arable, that may be repaired.—adv. Rep′arably.—n. Reparā′tion, repair: supply of what is wasted: amends.—adj. Repar′ative, amending defect or injury.—n. that which restores to a good state: that which makes amends. [O. Fr. reparer—L. reparārere-, again, parāre, to prepare.]

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. repair

    The restoration of an item to serviceable condition through correction of a specific failure or unserviceable condition.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'repair' in Nouns Frequency: #1513

  2. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'repair' in Verbs Frequency: #762

How to pronounce repair?

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How to say repair in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of repair in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of repair in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of repair in a Sentence

  1. John F. Kennedy:

    The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.

  2. Lily Derksen:

    We simply said we would be happy to repair the fountain.

  3. Frank Capra:

    Automatic simply means that you can't repair it yourself.

  4. Arturo Azinian:

    She gave me shoes to repair, but she also wanted to talk to me.

  5. Frank A. Clark:

    There is one advantage to having nothing, it never needs repair.

Images & Illustrations of repair

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