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rep·a·ra·tion

 (rĕp′ə-rā′shən)
n.
1. The act or process of making amends for a wrong.
2. Something done or money paid to make amends or compensate for a wrong.
3. reparations Compensation or remuneration, as for damage or economic loss, required from a nation defeated in war.
4. The act or process of repairing or the condition of being repaired.

[Middle English reparacion, from Old French, from Late Latin reparātiō, reparātiōn-, restoration, from Latin reparātus, past participle of reparāre, to repair; see repair1.]

reparation

(ˌrɛpəˈreɪʃən)
n
1. the act or process of making amends: an injury admitting of no reparation.
2. (usually plural) compensation exacted as an indemnity from a defeated nation by the victors: esp the compensation demanded of Germany by the Treaty of Versailles after World War I
3. the act or process of repairing or state of having been repaired
[C14 reparacioun, ultimately from Latin reparāre to repair1]
reparative, reˈparatory adj

rep•a•ra•tion

(ˌrɛp əˈreɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the making of amends for wrong or injury done.
2. Usu., reparations. compensation payable by a defeated nation to the victor for damages or loss suffered during war.
3. restoration to good condition.
[1350–1400; reparacion < Middle French < Late Latin reparātiō < Latin reparā(re) to repair1]
syn: See redress.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.reparation - compensation (given or received) for an insult or injury; "an act for which there is no reparation"
compensation - something (such as money) given or received as payment or reparation (as for a service or loss or injury)
2.reparation - (usually plural) compensation exacted from a defeated nation by the victors; "Germany was unable to pay the reparations demanded after World War I"
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
compensation - something (such as money) given or received as payment or reparation (as for a service or loss or injury)
3.reparation - the act of putting something in working order againreparation - 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
4.reparation - something done or paid in expiation of a wrongreparation - something done or paid in expiation of a wrong; "how can I make amends"
atonement, expiation, propitiation - the act of atoning for sin or wrongdoing (especially appeasing a deity)

reparation

noun compensation, damages, repair, satisfaction, amends, renewal, redress, indemnity, restitution, atonement, recompense, propitiation, requital a demand amongst victims for some sort of reparation

reparation

noun
Translations
إصلاح، تَصْليح، تَرْميمتَعْويض
odškodněníoprava
erstatningoprejsning
bæturskaîabætur
odškodnenie
onarmatazminat

reparation

[ˌrepəˈreɪʃən] Nreparación f
to make reparation to sb for sthindemnizar a algn por algo

reparation

[ˌrɛpəˈreɪʃən]
n (= payment) → réparation f
reparations npl (after a war)réparations fpl
war reparations → réparations de guerre

reparation

n (for damage) → Entschädigung f; (usu pl: after war) → Reparationen pl; (for wrong, misdeed) → Wiedergutmachung f; to make reparation for somethingetw wiedergutmachen

reparation

[ˌrɛpəˈreɪʃn] n (frm) → riparazione f
to make reparation for sth → riparare a qc

repair

(riˈpeə) verb
1. to mend; to make (something) that is damaged or has broken down work again; to restore to good condition. to repair a broken lock / torn jacket.
2. to put right or make up for. Nothing can repair the harm done by your foolish remarks.
noun
1. (often in plural) the act of repairing something damaged or broken down. I put my car into the garage for repairs; The bridge is under repair.
2. a condition or state. The road is in bad repair; The house is in a good state of repair.
reˈpairable adjective
(negative unrepairable) able to be mended.
reparable (ˈrepərəbl) adjective
able to be put right.
ˌrepaˈration (repə-) noun
1. the act of making up for something wrong that has been done.
2. money paid for this purpose.
reˈpairman (-mӕn) noun
a man who repairs televisions etc.
References in classic literature ?
If reparation can be made to any one, if restitution can be made to any one, let us know it and make it.
The reparation of a denial, is sometimes equal to the first grant; if a man show himself neither dejected nor discontented.
Then the unhappy girl heard the people moving, the pikes clashing, and a freezing voice saying to her,--"Bohemian wench, on the day when it shall seem good to our lord the king, at the hour of noon, you will be taken in a tumbrel, in your shift, with bare feet, and a rope about your neck, before the grand portal of Notre-Dame, and you will there make an apology with a wax torch of the weight of two pounds in your hand, and thence you will be conducted to the Place de Grève, where you will be hanged and strangled on the town gibbet; and likewise your goat; and you will pay to the official three lions of gold, in reparation of the crimes by you committed and by you confessed, of sorcery and magic, debauchery and murder, upon the person of the Sieur Phoebus de Châteaupers.
Harthouse,' returned Sissy, with a blending of gentleness and steadiness that quite defeated him, and with a simple confidence in his being bound to do what she required, that held him at a singular disadvantage, 'the only reparation that remains with you, is to leave here immediately and finally.
You ask her to kneel at this bedside and be married to you, that your reparation may be complete.
The ebb-tide, which had so cruelly delayed us, was now making reparation and delaying our assailants.
Such appellants, unsupported by money, interest, or power, seldom make out a very strong case for reparation of any sort, in this righteous world of ours, and had it not been for the goodness of the dauphine it is probable that the vicomtesse and her grand-daughter would have been reduced to downright beggary.
Lavalle, descend and make reparation for outrage of domicile.
The very friend to whom you communicated your misgivings as to the Prophet and his mission, might be one of those who would come forth at night with fire and sword to exact a terrible reparation.
That proof satisfied him so completely that, as a sign of satisfaction, he has sent me, as your majesty may see, to consider with you what reparation should be made to gentlemen unjustly treated and wrongfully persecuted.
To you, to whom I have done this hard and cruel thing, the only reparation I can make is to say, 'I know it, I feel it
If you had dismissed me when your insolent fellow seized on me it the street, and brought me to you, and when you yourself acknowledged I was not the person, I would have put it by, and not taken it ill, because of the many ill things I believe you have put upon you daily; but your treatment of me since has been insufferable, and especially that of your servant; I must and will have reparation for that.