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repair1

re·pair1

repair1

 
pronunciation:
rih peIr
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: repaired, repairing, repairs
definition 1: to put in good condition again after damage has been done; fix.
The mechanic repaired our van.
 
synonyms:
fix, mend, rebuild, remedy, service
antonyms:
damage, impair, ruin
similar words:
condition, heal, patch, restore, right
definition 2: to make right; correct.
I will repair these mistakes.
synonyms:
adjust, correct, mend, right, straighten
similar words:
fix, remedy
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of repairing.
Our computer is in need of repair.
synonyms:
mending
antonyms:
damage
definition 2: (usually plural) work done to repair something.
The astronaut completed repairs to the shuttle's robot arm.
 
synonyms:
mend
definition 3: the general condition that something is in.
The old shed is still in good repair.
synonyms:
condition, order, shape
derivations: repairable (adj.), repairer (n.)
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