verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
SYNONYMS FOR mend
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Idioms for mend
- recovering from an illness.
- improving in general, as a state of affairs: The breach between father and son is on the mend.
Origin of mend
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OTHER WORDS FROM mend
Example sentences from the Web for mend
Her grandmother was hospitalized for a week but is on the mend.At dinner parties and game nights, casual American life is fueling the coronavirus surge|Karin Brulliard|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
They were then shipped to Archive laboratories in Maryland where mold was removed and rips mended.
Troubled relationships can actually be mended during this time.
But look for any breach between the GOP establishment powerhouse and the Tea Party-backed Paul to be mended very quickly.
In excusing the Freedom of your Satyr, you urge that it galls no body, because nobody minds it enough to be mended by it.A Letter from Mr. Cibber to Mr. Pope|Colley Cibber
It almost broke her heart, though; broke it for a year, and then a dashing cousin of his mended it.Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline|Jennie M. Drinkwater
The latter syllable of Venus comes at the csural pause; but the scansion is best mended by omitting nygh; see footnote.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
Henri did not appear, though she had sent what she suspected was his only tunic back to him neatly mended at five o'clock.The Amazing Interlude|Mary Roberts Rinehart
The moccasins had to be mended, however, as the night travel down the Scioto path had sadly damaged them.A Virginia Scout|Hugh Pendexter
British Dictionary definitions for mend
Derived forms of mendmendable, adjectivemender, noun
Word Origin for mend
Idioms and Phrases with mend
In addition to the idioms beginning with mend
- mend one's fences
- mend one's ways
- on the mend