What does reparative mean?

Definitions for reparativerɪˈpær ə tɪv

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word reparative.


  1. reparative(Adjective)

    Tending to or intended to repair.

  2. reparative(Adjective)

    Of, pertaining to, or being a reparation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reparative(adj)

    repairing, or tending to repair

  2. Reparative(noun)

    that which repairs


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reparative in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reparative in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Paul Hokemeyer:

    The goal (of psychotherapy) is for the patient to internalize the reparative relationship with their clinician. The Wall Street Journal

  2. Paul Hokemeyer:

    "I see psychotherapy is an art grounded in science. The art consists of connecting with a patient where he or she is, then using solid evidentiary methodologies and interventions to move the patient toward a reparative experience." The Wall Street Journal

  3. Pamela Robey:

    My fellows, Songtao Shi and Stan Gronthos, did the work in my lab, songtao Shi is a dentist, and basically Songtao Shi observed that, when you get a cavity, you get what's called' reparative dentin.' In other words, the tooth is trying to protect itself from that cavity, so it makes a little bit of dentin to kind of plug the hole, so to speak.

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