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patch

Synonyms of patch in English:

noun

  • 1 an old jacket with patches on the elbows
    piece of cloth/material/fabric/leather, reinforcement;
    piece sewn on
  • 2 he had a patch over one eye
    cover, eyepatch, covering, pad, shield
  • 3 a small reddish patch on her wrist
  • 4 a patch of ground
    plot, area, piece, strip, row, lot, tract, parcel;
    bed, border, allotment
  • 5 Adam and his wife are going through a difficult patch
    period, time, spell, phase, stretch, interval;
    British informal spot
  • verb

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  • her jeans were neatly patched
    mend, repair, put a patch on, cover, sew, sew up, stitch, stitch up
  • Phrases

    patch something up
  • 1 the remaining houses were either being patched up or demolished
    repair, mend, fix hastily, do a makeshift repair on, repair/fix temporarily;
    cobble, botch;
    Nautical  jury-rig
  • 2 he's trying to patch things up with his wife
    reconcile, make up, settle, conciliate;
    remedy, put to rights, rectify, clear up, set right, heal, mend, cure, make good, resolve, square, harmonize
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