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repair meaning

EN[ɹɪˈpɛə] [ɹɪˈpɛɚ] [ɹəˈpɛɚ] [-ɛə(r)]
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    Definition of repair in English Dictionary

  • NounPLrepairsPREre-
    1. The act of repairing something.
      1. I took the car to the workshop for repair. ‎
    2. The result of repairing something.
      1. If you look closely you can see the repair in the paintwork. ‎
    3. The condition of something, in respect of need for repair.
      1. 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. ‎
    4. The act of repairing or resorting to a place.
      1. our annual repair to the mountains
    5. A place to which one goes frequently or habitually; a haunt.
    6. VerbSGrepairsPRrepairingPT, PPrepaired
      1. To restore to good working order, fix, or improve damaged condition; to mend; to remedy.
        1. to repair a house, a road, a shoe, or a ship
        2. to repair a shattered fortune
      2. To make amends for, as for an injury, by an equivalent; to indemnify for.
        1. to repair a loss or damage
      3. To transfer oneself to another place.
        1. to repair to sanctuary for safety ‎
      4. to pair again.
      5. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • The cross-culturally common properties of other-initiated repair make it one of the most vivid demonstrations of the ultrasocial nature of humans.
          • Airframes, engines, and electronics are generally repaired on condition, before next flight.
          • This uncoupling may be induced by targeted remodeling trying to repair the running induced microdamage in bone.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • She was almost frothing at the mouth when she heard about the cost of the car repairs.
          • In hard times, some women would take in washing and others dressmaking repairs.
          • Because of the lack of proper tools he bodges the repair.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Morphemes
          • Prefixes
            • Words by prefix
              • Words prefixed with re-
          • Nouns
            • Countable nouns
            • Verbs
            Related Links:
            1. en repaired
            2. fr repairé
            3. en repairs
            4. fr repaire
            5. fr repaira
            Source: Wiktionary
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            Meaning of repair for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "repair" is a morpheme, more specifically, a prefixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb.
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