|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|
"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)|
"her stockings had several mends"
|Related terms:||sewing patch|