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1. repair

verb. ['rɪˈpɛr'] restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • sole
  • touch on
  • resole
  • improve
  • trouble-shoot
  • fiddle
  • patch
  • piece
  • patch up
  • doctor
  • mend
  • revamp
  • tinker
  • vamp
  • repoint
  • cobble
  • reheel
  • ameliorate
  • bushel
  • furbish up
  • darn
  • fill
  • restore
  • better
  • troubleshoot
  • amend
  • meliorate
  • heel

Antonyms

  • break
  • unbelt
  • unbuckle
  • unbutton

Etymology

  • pair (English)
  • paire (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • re- (English)
  • repairen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • repairier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Repair

  • pitiesalpetriere
  • multimillionaire
  • euromobiliare
  • concessionaire
  • questionnaire
  • doctrinaire
  • trosclair
  • st_pierre
  • stpierre
  • st_claire
  • st_clair
  • stclair
  • montclair
  • millionaire
  • microware
  • maxicare
  • laterriere
  • larosiere
  • icelandair
  • frontiere
  • foursquare
  • buenos-aires
  • billionaire
  • almaguer
  • whitehair
  • solitaire
  • sinclair
  • praxair
  • nationair
  • jeanpierre

Sentences with repair


1. Noun, singular or mass
Troubleshooting your ASUS at home before contacting a retailer or repair facility can save you time and money.

2. Verb, base form
If your sink's faucet has water running from under the base plate, you can repair the problem.

Quotes about repair


1. The roles of art, morality, religion, political faith, science itself are not to repair organic exhaustion nor to provide sound functioning of the organs. All this supraphysical life is built and expanded not because of the demands of the cosmic environment but because of the demands of the social environment.
- Emile Durkheim

2. If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself left alone. A man, sir, should keep his friendship in a constant repair.
- Samuel Johnson

3. I realize only one person will be damaged beyond repair if Peeta dies. Me.
- Suzanne Collins, Catching Fire

2. repair

noun. ['rɪˈpɛr'] the act of putting something in working order again.

Synonyms

  • quicky
  • restitution
  • patching
  • maintenance
  • care
  • improvement
  • fixing
  • mend
  • reparation
  • mending
  • darning
  • reconstruction
  • quick fix
  • restoration
  • quickie
  • fixture
  • upkeep
  • band aid

Antonyms

  • node
  • middle
  • end
  • beginning

Etymology

  • pair (English)
  • paire (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • re- (English)
  • repairen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • repairier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. repair

noun. ['rɪˈpɛr'] a formal way of referring to the condition of something.

Synonyms

  • status

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • untie

Etymology

  • pair (English)
  • paire (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • re- (English)
  • repairen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • repairier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. repair

verb. ['rɪˈpɛr'] set straight or right.

Synonyms

  • rectify
  • right
  • amend
  • correct
  • remediate

Antonyms

  • unzip
  • unchain
  • dislodge
  • unhook

Etymology

  • pair (English)
  • paire (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • re- (English)
  • repairen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • repairier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. repair

verb. ['rɪˈpɛr'] move, travel, or proceed toward some place.

Synonyms

  • move
  • go
  • locomote
  • travel

Antonyms

  • detach
  • winterize
  • summerize
  • multiple

Etymology

  • pair (English)
  • paire (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • re- (English)
  • repairen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • repairier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. repair

noun. ['rɪˈpɛr'] a frequently visited place.

Synonyms

  • stamping ground
  • resort
  • area
  • hangout
  • country
  • gathering place

Antonyms

  • irrelevance
  • unpointedness
  • unwire
  • unlock

Etymology

  • pair (English)
  • paire (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • re- (English)
  • repairen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • repairier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. repair

verb. ['rɪˈpɛr'] make amends for; pay compensation for.

Synonyms

  • recompense
  • give
  • compensate
  • indemnify

Antonyms

  • stifle
  • uglify
  • deprive
  • get worse

Etymology

  • pair (English)
  • paire (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • re- (English)
  • repairen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • repairier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. repair

verb. ['rɪˈpɛr'] give new life or energy to.

Synonyms

  • energize
  • revive
  • animate
  • perk up
  • stimulate
  • come to
  • resuscitate
  • recreate
  • energise
  • brace
  • revivify
  • renovate
  • vivify
  • arouse
  • quicken

Antonyms

  • de-energise
  • de-energize
  • unstaple
  • unbar

Etymology

  • pair (English)
  • paire (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • re- (English)
  • repairen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • repairier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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