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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
          • In rehearsals here the director, Oliver Butler, has brought up kintsugi, the Japanese art of repairing broken objects with powdered gold or other colors to accentuate the cracks.
          • Until within these last twenty years, the tenants on other two estates were entitled to carry fail and divot from this moor, for repairing their houses.
          • ompletion of an identifiable stage of maintenance such as removing an aircraft engine for repair or storage. ‎
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • She was almost frothing at the mouth when she heard about the cost of the car repairs.
          • Because of the lack of proper tools he bodges the repair.
          • The department has been testing samples of tap water in the affected neighborhoods for the presence of the chemical, tetrachloroethylene, which is used in dry cleaning and auto body 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 repaire
            3. fr repaira
            4. fr repairé
            5. en repairs
            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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