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Synonyms for repair

Noun

1. repair, fix, fixing, fixture, mend, mending, reparation, improvement
usage: the act of putting something in working order again
2. repair, condition, status
usage: a formal way of referring to the condition of something; "the building was in good repair"
3. haunt, hangout, resort, repair, stamping ground, area, country
usage: a frequently visited place

Verb

1. repair, mend, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch on, better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate
usage: restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken; "She repaired her TV set"; "Repair my shoes please"
2. compensate, recompense, repair, indemnify, pay
usage: make amends for; pay compensation for; "One can never fully repair the suffering and losses of the Jews in the Third Reich"; "She was compensated for the loss of her arm in the accident"
3. repair, resort, travel, go, move, locomote
usage: move, travel, or proceed toward some place; "He repaired to his cabin in the woods"
4. rectify, remediate, remedy, repair, amend, correct, rectify, right
usage: set straight or right; "remedy these deficiencies"; "rectify the inequities in salaries"; "repair an oversight"
5. animate, recreate, reanimate, revive, renovate, repair, quicken, vivify, revivify, stimulate, arouse, brace, energize, energise, perk up
usage: give new life or energy to; "A hot soup will revive me"; "This will renovate my spirits"; "This treatment repaired my health"
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