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     1. n. The act by which something is repaired; a mending.
     1. v. To restore to good working order, fix, or improve damaged condition; to mend; to remedy.
           to repair a house, a road, a shoe, or a ship
           to repair a shattered fortune
     2. v. To make amends for, as for an injury, by an equivalent; to indemnify for.
           to repair a loss or damage
     3. n. The act of repairing something.
           I took the car to the workshop for repair.
     4. n. The result of repairing something.
           If you look closely you can see the repair in the paintwork.
     5. n. The condition of something, in respect of need for repair.
           The car was overall in poor repair before the accident. But after the workshop had it for three weeks it was returned in excellent repair. But the other vehicle was beyond repair.
     6. n. The act of repairing or resorting to a place.
           our annual repair to the mountains
     7. n. A place to which one goes frequently or habitually; a haunt.
     8. v. To transfer oneself to another place.
           to repair to sanctuary for safety
     9. v. to pair again

Example Sentences

The house is very old. It needs repairing before you sell it. 
After he finished repairing the engine, there were a few parts left over. 
He had been repairing the car and looked tired when I arrived home. 
He does not go without repairing the clock. 

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