reparative

[ ri-par-uh-tiv ]
/ rɪˈpær ə tɪv /

adjective

tending to repair; repairing; mending.
pertaining to or involving reparation.

QUIZZES

DON’T VACILLATE! VANQUISH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

It’d be a real faux pas to miss this quiz on the words from August 3–9, 2020!
Question 1 of 7
What does “vacillate” mean?
Also re·par·a·to·ry [ri-par-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]. /rɪˈpær əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/.

Origin of reparative

From the Late Latin word reparātīvus, dating back to 1650–60. See reparation, -ive
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for reparative