1. To heal or recover; SYN. heal.
2. To make amends or atonement for
3. To improve morally; reform
4. To become corrected or improved
5. To improve in health; also; heal
ETYM Old Eng. repairen, Old Fren. repairier to return, from Latin repatriare to return to one's contry, to go home again; pref. re- re- + patria native country, from pater father. Related to Father, Repatriate.
1. To restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken; SYN. mend, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch on.
2. To restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken; fix; to restore to a sound or healthy state; renew.
3. To make good; compensate for; remedy.
Intransitive verb; to make repairs.