- tending to repair; repairing; mending.
- pertaining to or involving reparation.
Also re·par·a·to·ry [ri-par-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /rɪˈpær əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/.
Origin of reparative
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Examples from the Web for reparatory
It is not only not a poison, but it is a healthful, reparatory stimulus.Tobacco and Alcohol
My appetite never failed; indeed, as I got worse, it sharpened—a sort of reparatory instinct.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 23 (of 25)
Robert Louis Stevenson
The nature of reparatory inflammation in arteries after ligatures, acupressure, and torsion.History of the Division of Medical Sciences</p>
Sami Khalaf Hamarneh