- 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.
OTHER WORDS FOR repair
Origin of repair1
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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How to use repair in a sentence
Automakers were trying to corner the market on car repairs, but the voters stopped them.Massachusetts expands ‘right to repair’ law for automakers|rhhackettfortune|November 4, 2020|Fortune
Massachusetts passed the country’s first right-to-repair law in 2013, requiring car manufacturers to sell diagnostic data to third-party shops.Three places where data is on the ballot this November|Eileen Guo|October 26, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Sometimes a listing agent will advise a seller to have a home inspection before putting the house on the market to identify items in need of repair upfront.
“Whether repurposing a room into an office or tackling basic repairs, more time at home became more time for home,” Bill Boltz, Lowe’s executive vice president for merchandising, said in a statement.How Lowe’s plans to finally become a holiday season player|Phil Wahba|October 20, 2020|Fortune
Part of each monthly fee is set aside for future repairs and maintenance, such as that new roof which the Pacaso algorithm estimates you may need in, say, 17 years.Want a second home during COVID? These Zillow vets have invented a radically less expensive way to buy one|Lee Clifford|October 4, 2020|Fortune
Her house was repairable, and her neighbors figured Roberts would soon be back to the rest of her routine.
The other class of streets consists of those which are not highways repairable by the inhabitants at large.
But it has to be borne in mind that it is not every highway that is repairable by the inhabitants at large.
It belonged to a basin, which, having been broken only into three or four pieces, was still repairable.Wenderholme|Philip Gilbert Hamerton
But mere dedication did not make the way repairable by the public.
If these underlying causes can be attacked and changed such a desertion may be "repairable."Broken Homes|Joanna C. Colcord