1. [ verb ] restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken
Synonyms: repair fix restore furbish_up doctor touch_on bushel

"She repaired her TV set" "Repair my shoes please"

Related terms: break better darn patch fill fiddle sole cobble vamp heel point piece trouble-shoot repair repairman restoration
2. [ verb ] heal or recover
Synonyms: heal

"My broken leg is mending"

Related terms: better healing
3. [ noun ] the act of putting something in working order again
Synonyms: repair fixing mending reparation fixture fix
Related terms: improvement care reconstruction band_aid restoration restitution darning patching repair
4. [ noun ] (clothing) sewing or darning that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment)
Synonyms: darn patch

"her stockings had several mends"

Related terms: sewing patch
Similar spelling:   Mendy