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mend

mend

 
pronunciation:
mend
parts of speech:
verb, noun
phrases:
on the mend
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part of speech: verb
inflections: mended, mending, mends
definition 1: to repair or fix.
The carpenter mended the hole in the fence.
synonyms:
fix, repair
antonyms:
break, damage
similar words:
darn, heal, overhaul, patch, remedy, renew, restore, touch up
definition 2: to correct or make better.
Mend your ways or you will be in trouble.
synonyms:
correct, improve
similar words:
amend, better, fix, reform, repair, revise, straighten
definition 3: to get back one's health; improve or heal.
It took him a long time to mend from the flu.
synonyms:
heal, recover
similar words:
improve, recuperate
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the act or result of mending; repair.
The mend in his shirt can hardly be seen.
synonyms:
repair
similar words:
correction, improvement
phrase: on the mend
derivation: mendable (adj.)
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