repair
[rɪˈpɛː]
VERB
repairs (third person present) · repaired (past tense) · repaired (past participle) · repairing (present participle)
  1. restore (something damaged, faulty, or worn) to a good condition.
    "faulty electrical appliances should be repaired by an electrician"
    synonyms:
    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 · fettle · see to · mend · darn · sew up · stitch up · patch up · clout
    • make good (damage).
      "an operation to repair damage to his neck"
      synonyms:
      rectify · make good · put right · correct · right · redress ·
      make up for · make amends for · make reparation for · compensate for
      antonyms:
    • put right (an unwelcome situation).
      "the new government moved quickly to repair relations with the USA"
      synonyms:
      put/set right · put to rights · patch up · mend · fix · sort out ·
      straighten out · make better · improve · right · heal · cure · remedy · retrieve
      antonyms:
NOUN
repairs (plural noun)
  1. the action of repairing something.
    "the truck was beyond repair" ·
    "the abandoned house they bought needs repairs"
    synonyms:
    restoration · fixing (up) · renovation · rebuilding · reconstruction ·
    mending · servicing · improvement · adjustment · reparation · irreparable · irreversible · past mending · irretrievable · hopeless · past hope · beyond hope · irremediable · irrecoverable · incurable · beyond cure · written off
    antonyms:
Origin
late Middle English: from Old French reparer, from Latin reparare, from re- ‘back’ + parare ‘make ready’.
repair
[rɪˈpɛː]
VERB
formal
humorous
(repair to)
repairs (third person present) · repaired (past tense) · repaired (past participle) · repairing (present participle)
  1. go to (a place), especially in company.
    "we repaired to the tranquillity of a nearby cafe"
    synonyms:
    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 · remove to · betake oneself to
NOUN
archaic
  1. frequent or habitual visiting of a place.
    "she exhorted repair to the church"
    • a place which is frequently visited or occupied.
      "the repairs of wild beasts"
Origin
Middle English: from Old French repairer, from late Latin repatriare ‘return to one's country’ ( see repatriate).
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How to use repair in a sentence?
we will carry out minor repair works to the building's facade and supervise the landscaping of the extensive grounds.
faulty electrical appliances should be repaired by an electrician.
the new government moved quickly to repair relations with the USA.
the dockyards are used mainly for the repair of oil tankers.
a coat of French polish was brushed over the repair.
we repaired to the tranquillity of a nearby cafe.
the staggering bills for maintenance and repair.
the abandoned house they bought needs repairs.
the landlord covenants to repair the property.
Victorian houses which are in want of repair.
a chance to repair their soiled reputations.
an operation to repair damage to his neck.
the hospital is in a bad state of repair.
she exhorted repair to the church.
a guy came to repair the telefax.
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How to say repair in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (VERB)herstel
(NOUN)toestand
Arabic (NOUN)إصلاح, تصليح, الإصلاح, التصليح, الترميم
(VERB)اصلاحها
Bangla মেরামত
Bosnian (Latin) popravak
Bulgarian (NOUN)ремонт, поправка, възстановявам
(VERB)поправите, ремонтира
Cantonese (Traditional) 修復
Catalan (NOUN)reparació
(VERB)reparar
Chinese Simplified 修复
Chinese Traditional 修復
Croatian (NOUN)popravak, utočište
(VERB)popraviti
Czech (NOUN)opravy, brloh
(VERB)opravit
Danish (NOUN)reparation, lave
(VERB)reparere
Dutch (NOUN)reparatie, herstel
(VERB)repareren, herstellen
Estonian (NOUN)remont, parandamise
(VERB)hoolduseks, parandada
Fijian vakavinakataki
Finnish (NOUN)korjaus
(VERB)korjata
French (NOUN)réparation, réfection
(VERB)réparer
German (NOUN)Reparatur, Instandsetzung, richten
(VERB)reparieren, beheben
Greek (NOUN)επισκευή, επιδιόρθωση
(VERB)επισκευάσει, επιδιορθώσετε, αποκατάσταση
Haitian Creole leve pàn
Hebrew (NOUN)תיקון, התיקון, ותיקון, לתיקון, בתיקון, תקן, תיקונים
(VERB)לתקן
Hindi (NOUN)मरम्मत, सुधारें
(VERB)सुधारने
Hmong Daw kho
Hungarian (NOUN)javítás, kijavít, helyreállítás
(VERB)helyrehozza, javítani
Icelandic (NOUN)viðgerð, viðhald
(VERB)laga, lagfæra
Indonesian (NOUN)perbaikan, reparasi
(VERB)memperbaiki
Italian (NOUN)riparazione, ripristino
(VERB)riparare, ripristinare
Japanese (NOUN)修復, 修理, リペア, 補修, 修繕
Kiswahili (NOUN)kukarabati, kalafati, Rekebisha, tengeza, kutengeneza
(VERB)kukalafati, kurekebisha
Klingon tI'
Korean (NOUN)수리, 복구, 수리가, 선, 보수, 선을
(VERB)복구할, 고치기, 고치, 고칠
Latvian (NOUN)remonts, labošanas, salabojiet
(VERB)izlabot, salabot, labot, jālabo, remontēt
Lithuanian (NOUN)remonto, taisymo
(VERB)remontuoti, taisyti, atkurti
Malagasy fanamboarana
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)pembaikan, baiki, perbaiki
(VERB)membaiki, memperbaiki
Maltese (NOUN)tiswija
(VERB)tissewwa, sewwi
Norwegian Bokmål reparasjon
Persian (NOUN)تعمیر, ترمیم, مرمت, تعميرات, توانبخشی
Polish (NOUN)naprawy, remont
(VERB)naprawić
Portuguese (NOUN)reparação, conserto
(VERB)reparar, consertar
Querétaro Otomi ma
Romanian (NOUN)repararea
(VERB)repara
Russian (NOUN)ремонт, восстановления, удалить
(VERB)отремонтировать, восстановить, исправления, починить
Samoan toe faaleleia
Serbian (Cyrillic) Поправка
Serbian (Latin) Popravka
Slovak (NOUN)opravy, servisného
(VERB)opraviť
Slovenian (NOUN)popravilo, mehanični
(VERB)popraviti
Spanish (NOUN)reparación
(VERB)reparar
Swedish (NOUN)reparation
(VERB)reparera
Tahitian tatai
Tamil (NOUN)சீர்செய்
Telugu రిపేర్
Thai (NOUN)ซ่อมแซม, ซ่อม
Tongan fakalelei'i
Turkish (NOUN)onarım, tamir, onarma
(VERB)onar, onarmak, onarın, Onara
Ukrainian (NOUN)ремонт, ремкомплекти, відновлення
(VERB)ремонтувати, відновити
Urdu (NOUN)مرمت, ٹھیک
Vietnamese (NOUN)sửa chữa
Welsh (NOUN)atgyweirio, thrwsio, trwsio, gwaith trwsio, cyflwr
(VERB)drwsio
Yucatec Maya reparación
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