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re·pair 1

v. re·paired, re·pair·ing, re·pairs
1. To restore to sound condition after damage or injury; fix: repaired the broken watch.
2. To set right; remedy: repair an oversight.
3. To restore or renew: repair the immune system.
4. To make up for or compensate for (a loss or wrong, for example).
To make repairs.
a. The work, act, or process of repairing.
b. often repairs An instance or a result of repairing: The accident resulted in a costly repair to the car. My bike is in the shop for repairs.
a. The state of being fit for use: The furnace is out of repair.
b. General condition after use or repairing: in good repair.

[Middle English reparen, repairen, from Old French reparer, from Latin reparāre : re-, re- + parāre, to prepare, put in order; see perə- in Indo-European roots.]

re·pair′a·bil′i·ty n.
re·pair′a·ble adj.
re·pair′a·bly adv.
re·pair′er n.

re·pair 2

intr.v. re·paired, re·pair·ing, re·pairs
1. To betake oneself; go: repair to the dining room.
2. To go frequently or habitually: repairs to the restaurant every week.
n. Archaic
1. An act of going or sojourning: our annual repair to the mountains.
2. A place to which one goes frequently or habitually; a haunt.

[Middle English repairen, to return, from Old French repairier, from Late Latin repatriāre, to return to one's country; see repatriate.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.repairer - a skilled worker who mends or repairs things
darner - a person who mends by darning
maintenance man, repairman, service man - a skilled worker whose job is to repair things
skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker - a worker who has acquired special skills


[rɪˈpɛərəʳ] Nreparador(a) m/f


n watch/shoe repairerUhr-/Schuhmacher(in) m(f)


[rɪˈpɛərəʳ] nriparatore/trice
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