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.
Origin of repair1
SYNONYMS FOR repair
Related formsre·pair·a·ble, adjectivere·pair·a·bil·i·ty, re·pair·a·ble·ness, nounnon·re·pair·a·ble, adjective
Can be confusedreparable repairable
Definition for repaired (2 of 2)
verb (used without object)
Origin of repair2
Examples from the Web for repaired
The buildings under metal braces will be repaired; those jacked up with wooden planks will likely not.Madonna, Carla Bruni & Obama Abandoned Pledges To Rebuild L'Aquila After The Quake|Barbie Latza Nadeau|November 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The result is a massive backlog of aircraft that must be repaired.
Time will tell if the friendships frayed by this conflict will ever be repaired.
Most of these cracks had been repaired, but not to the satisfaction of Boleyn and Prouty.The Government’s Cheap, Dishonest Campaign Against the Chinatown Bus Industry|Jim Epstein|November 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The shutdown is over but its harm to the military still needs to be repaired.With the Govt Open it’s Time to Repair National Security|Andrew Borene|October 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I repaired the carts; made paths in the garden, dug the beds, painted the roofs.The House with the Mezzanine and Other Stories|Anton Tchekoff
The war, and perhaps other causes, have very seriously reduced our supply of meats, the waste of which cannot soon be repaired.
After Greatrakes had gone, Woodward repaired to the room of his mother, in a state of agitation which we cannot describe.The Evil Eye; Or, The Black Spector|William Carleton
A cell in this condition can be repaired by removing the element and clearing the short circuit.The Automobile Storage Battery|O. A. Witte
Swartboy had; and to this bush now repaired Swartboy as straight as he could go.The Young Yagers|Mayne Reid