Synonyms of repair in English:

repair1

verb

  • 1 the car was taken to a garage to be repaired
    mend, fix (up), put right, set right, restore, restore to working order, make as good as new, patch up, put back together, overhaul, service, renovate, recondition, rehabilitate, rebuild, reconstruct, refit, adjust, regulate; Northern Englishfettle
    informal see to
  • 2 an army of seamstresses repaired costumes and cut new ones
    mend, darn, sew up, stitch up, patch up
    archaic clout
  • 3 the government repaired relations with several other countries
    [Antonyms] wreck worsen destroy
  • 4 she sought to repair the wrong she had done
    rectify, make good, put right, correct, right, redress, make up for, make amends for, make reparation for, compensate for
    [Antonyms] compound
  • noun

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  • 1 the building is in urgent need of repair
    restoration, fixing (up), renovation, rebuilding, reconstruction; mending, servicing; improvement, adjustment
    archaic reparation
  • 2 a virtually invisible repair
    mend; darn, patch
  • 3 are the tools in good repair?
    condition, working order, state, shape, form, fettle
    British informal nick
  • Phrases

    beyond repair

    their relationship may well be beyond repair
    [Antonyms] reparable rectifiable
    irreparableirreversiblepast mendingirretrievablehopelesspast hopebeyond hopeirremediableirrecoverableincurablebeyond curewritten off

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    Synonyms of repair in English:

    repair2

    verb

  • formal relax in the stylish bar before repairing to the dining room
    go to, adjourn to, head for, wend one's way to; retire to, withdraw to, retreat to; set off for, take off for, leave for, depart for
    formal remove to
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