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Definition of "repair" []

  • To restore to sound condition after damage or injury; fix: repaired the broken watch. (verb-transitive)
  • To set right; remedy: repair an oversight. (verb-transitive)
  • To renew or revitalize. (verb-transitive)
  • To make up for or compensate for (a loss or wrong, for example). (verb-transitive)
  • To make repairs. (verb-intransitive)

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 "repair" in a sentence
  • "Description: black 4dr sedan,300se, all the toys, sold new/54000 looks great owend by one family, car starts; engine fine needs trans. coolant line [email protected] tires; will sell for parts or repair can be seen in franklin!"
  • "Sullivan KM, Lorenz HP, Adzick NS: A model of human fetal skin repair is deficient in transforming growth factor beta."
  • "Lorenz HP, Longaker MT, Whitby DJ, Harrison MR, Adzick NS: Scarless fetal skin repair is intrinsic to the fetal fibroblast."