But it remains to be seen how that next step will come off—pumps for bringing in the seawater are damaged and need to be repaired.
In Emilia Romagna, important churches and clock towers damaged in a series of springtime earthquakes will never be repaired.
Time will tell if the friendships frayed by this conflict will ever be repaired.
The result is a massive backlog of aircraft that must be repaired.
But after my presentation to the TEDsters, we repaired to my office, where they asked about a jar of beads on my desk.
The manner in which the losses thus caused were repaired is significant and instructive.
All may be well; all must be well for such as you; but I mean that I trust all may be repaired.
She was repaired by his own carpenters, and laid up at Hanaroora, along side a wharf built for the purpose.
Malcolm and I agreed that it was fortunate we had repaired our canoe.
Together we now repaired to the border of the precipice, and my companion's admiration was equal to my own.
"to mend, to put back in order," mid-14c., from Old French reparer "repair, mend" (12c.), from Latin reparare "restore, put back in order," from re- "again" (see re-) + parare "make ready, prepare" (see pare). Related: Repaired; repairing.
"go" (to a place), c.1300, from Old French repairer "to frequent, return (to one's country)," earlier repadrer, from Late Latin repatriare "return to one's own country" (see repatriate). Related: Repaired; repairing.
1590s, "act of restoring, restoration after decay," from repair (v.1). Meaning "state or condition in respect to reparation" is from c.1600.
repair re·pair (rĭ-pâr')
v. re·paired, re·pair·ing, re·pairs
To restore to a healthy or functioning condition after damage or injury. n.
Restoration of diseased or damaged tissues naturally or by surgical means.