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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Repair \Re*pair"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Repaired (-p?rd"); p.
pr. & vb. n. Repairing.] [F. r['e]parer, L. reparare; pref.
re- re- + parare to prepare. See Pare, and cf.
1. To restore to a sound or good state after decay, injury,
dilapidation, or partial destruction; to renew; to
restore; to mend; as, to repair a house, a road, a shoe,
or a ship; to repair a shattered fortune.
Secret refreshings that repair his strength.
Do thou, as thou art wont, repair
My heart with gladness. --Wordsworth.
2. To make amends for, as for an injury, by an equivalent; to
indemnify for; as, to repair a loss or damage.
I 'll repair the misery thou dost bear. --Shak.
Syn: To restore, recover; renew; amend; mend; retrieve;
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