mending


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mend·ing

 (mĕn′dĭng)
n.
Clothes and other articles that must be repaired: We let the mending accumulate until Wednesday.

mending

(ˈmɛndɪŋ)
n
something to be mended, esp clothes

mend•ing

(ˈmɛn dɪŋ)

n.
articles, esp. clothes, to be mended.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mending - garments that must be repairedmending - garments that must be repaired  
garment - an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"
2.mending - the act of putting something in working order againmending - the act of putting something in working order again
improvement - the act of improving something; "their improvements increased the value of the property"
darning - the act of mending a hole in a garment with crossing threads
patching - the act of mending a hole in a garment by sewing a patch over it
maintenance, upkeep, care - activity involved in maintaining something in good working order; "he wrote the manual on car care"
quick fix, quickie, quicky, band aid - hurried repair
restoration - the act of restoring something or someone to a satisfactory state
reconstruction - the activity of constructing something again
restitution - the act of restoring something to its original state
Translations
أشْياء بِحاجَةٍ إلى تَصْليحإصْلاح، تَصْليح
opravavěci k správce
reparationreparationstøj
javítanivalómegjavítás
fatnaîur sem òarfnast viîgerîarviîgerî
veci na opravu
dikikonarmasöküktamir etmeyama

mending

[ˈmendɪŋ] N
1. (= act) → reparación f, arreglo m; [of clothes] → zurcido m
invisible mendingzurcido m invisible
2. (= clothes to be mended) → ropa f para remendar

mending

[ˈmɛndɪŋ] n [garments] → raccommodage m

mending

n (= articles to be mended)Flickarbeit f

mending

[ˈmɛndɪŋ] n (act) → rammendo; (items to be mended) → cose fpl da rammendare

mend

(mend) verb
1. to put (something broken, torn etc) into good condition again; to repair. Can you mend this broken chair?
2. to grow better, especially in health. My broken leg is mending very well.
noun
a repaired place. This shirt has a mend in the sleeve.
ˈmending noun
1. the act of repairing. the mending of the chair.
2. things needing to be mended, especially by sewing. Put your torn shirt with my pile of mending!
References in classic literature ?
With all these mouths to fill, and the house to look after, and no one to do the mending, and no money coming in to pay the butcher's bill, things began to look very difficult.
So it was agreed that the monkey, Chee-Chee, was to do the cooking and mending; the dog was to sweep the floors; the duck was to dust and make the beds; the owl, Too-Too, was to keep the accounts, and the pig was to do the gardening.
Now while the tinsmiths had been at work mending the Woodman himself, another of the Winkies, who was a goldsmith, had made an axe-handle of solid gold and fitted it to the Woodman's axe, instead of the old broken handle.
She was one of those people who are infatuated with patent medicines and all new-fangled methods of producing health or mending it.
She found that the medicine did really diminish, but it did not occur to her that the boy was mending the health of a crack in the sitting-room floor with it.
No one thought of mending the leaves, and as years went on they fell to pieces more and more.
The Centre has taken the task of mending the leaders who do this type of politics." (ANI)
The House of Representatives is exercising oversight that the agencies are up to task," Mending said.
One darner, in particular, has been mending clothes of Islamabad's residents for years and claims to have even patched clothes belonging to some famous politicians.
So I'm heartened that MPs are urging schools to start teaching kids "the joy" of mending again, to tackle the environmental .
The 20,600 sq ft heritage Mending Rooms building will be imaginatively converted to high- quality office accommodation.
Four congressmen ndash Makmod Mending of Anak Mindanao, Arnulfo Teves of Negros Oriental, Anthony Bravo of Coop-Natcco and Joseph Stephen Paduano of Abang Lingkod party-lists ndash questioned the decision of the committee on legislative franchises not to endorse the renewal of Peco's franchise, which expires at the end of this year despite the recommendation of the Energy Regulatory Commission as early as November 2017.