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Definition of "reparation" []

  • The act or process of repairing or the condition of being repaired. (noun)
  • The act or process of making amends; expiation. (noun)
  • Something done or paid to compensate or make amends. (noun)
  • Compensation or remuneration required from a defeated nation as indemnity for damage or injury during a war. (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 "reparation" in a sentence
  • "Both groups advance comparable 10 point legislative agendas that would stabilize democracy long enough for us to forestall the worst and regroup for more long-term reparation of the Constitution and the rule of law."
  • "This was foreordained in the Secret Purpose, and reparation is with Allah."
  • "Ngqumba said that matters pertaining to the implementation of long term reparation measures would fall under the justice department."