verb (used with object)
- an instance or operation of repairing: to lay up a boat for repairs.
- a repaired part or an addition made in repairing: 17th-century repairs in brick are conspicuous in parts of the medieval stonework.
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Origin of repair1
SYNONYMS FOR repair
synonym study for repair
OTHER WORDS FROM repairre·pair·a·ble, adjectivere·pair·a·bil·i·ty, re·pair·a·ble·ness, nounnon·re·pair·a·ble, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH repairreparable, repairable
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Definition for repair (2 of 2)
verb (used without object)
Origin of repair2
Example sentences from the Web for repair
Unless something changes in the original agreement, the financial responsibility for making those repairs will continue to fall on taxpayers.The Deal Before the 101 Ash St. Debacle Helps Explain How We Got Here|Lisa Halverstadt and Jesse Marx|August 24, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Those include auto repair, movers, photography, salons, pet groomers, realtors, child care, home services, professional services and contractors, among others.Yelp’s updated ‘Request a Quote’ and new ‘Nearby Jobs’ provide lead-gen for SMBs|Greg Sterling|August 18, 2020|Search Engine Land
A consultant hired by the city now estimates the building will need about $115 million in repairs that could take up to four years to complete.
Councilman Scott Sherman, for instance, said he wants to use it in neighborhoods for beautification of utility boxes or sidewalk repair.The City Is Walking a Fine Line in Demanding Millions From Its Next Power Provider|MacKenzie Elmer|August 7, 2020|Voice of San Diego
It’s that pot of money Council members are hopeful could be used to pay for things like electric vehicle charging stations, utility box beautification, sidewalk repair and tree trimming.
This meant helping to change those insanely large tires and working to repair the vehicles.The Moms of Monster Jam Drive Trucks, Buck Macho Culture|Eliza Krigman|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Today the church is wrapped in scaffolding and metal ribbons are holding its façade in place until someone pays to repair it.Madonna, Carla Bruni & Obama Abandoned Pledges To Rebuild L'Aquila After The Quake|Barbie Latza Nadeau|November 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Without the proper equipment to repair and operate the Mohajer-4 it may be more of a photo prop than a piece of weaponry.
The battle between technology and nature has been ongoing for centuries, but sometimes technology tries to repair the damage.
As he set about to not only to repair them but to increase the value of his investments, he ran into serious problems.
He had been several times on the very point of making a personal attempt to repair his failing fortunes beyond the Channel.Owen Glyndwr and the Last Struggle for Welsh Independence|Arthur Granville Bradley
At Melbourne; just as I had finished the repair of the ship.In Search of the Castaways|Jules Verne
They are fond of salt, and repair in great numbers to the salines, or salt springs, that abound in all parts of America.The Hunters' Feast|Mayne Reid
The building had been standing for fifty years and was much out of repair.Glimpses of the Past|W. O. Raymond
But before another week had passed an effectual end was put for many a day to all plans for the "repair of the cathedral."Old St. Paul's Cathedral|William Benham