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.
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.
Once process of mending of all the impressions is completed, action will be initiated to digitize all impressions and preserve them in a better manner for posterity.
Nine students from New College Durham took part in Mending the Gap, an eight-week pilot which saw them team up with parents at the Riverside Children's Centre in South Shields.
Social work lecturer Helen Casey launched the pilot at New College Durham after attending a Mending the Gap conference in Sweden.