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Definition of "mending" []

  • Clothes and other articles that must be repaired: We let the mending accumulate until Wednesday. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "mending" in a sentence
  • ""That's what I call mending matters!" said Denoisel."
  • "Only an immediate dissolution and a fresh Parliament can have the requsite authority to begin mending that which they have broken."
  • "In a slow-growth, high-unemployment economy still mending from a financial crisis, there are only so many trillion-dollar markets the politicians can destroy without sending America back into recession."