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Dictionary definition for: Repair

1. (n) the act of putting something in working order again

2. (v) restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken; "She repaired her TV set" "Repair my shoes please"

3. (n) a formal way of referring to the condition of something; "the building was in good repair"

4. (v) 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"

5. (n) a frequently visited place

6. (v) move, travel, or proceed toward some place; "He repaired to his cabin in the woods"

7. (v) set straight or right; "remedy these deficiencies" "rectify the inequities in salaries" "repair an oversight"

8. (v) 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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