Repair

Definition of Repair

Re`pair´   Pronunciation: r?-p?r´
v. i.1.To return.
I thought . . . that he repaire should again.
- Chaucer.
2.To go; to betake one's self; to resort; ass, to repair to sanctuary for safety.
Go, mount the winds, and to the shades repair.
- Pope.
n.1.The act of repairing or resorting to a place.
The king sent a proclamation for their repair to their houses.
- Clarendon.
2.Place to which one repairs; a haunt; a resort.
v. t.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.
[imp. & p. p. Repaired (-p?rd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Repairing.]
Secret refreshings that repair his strength.
- Milton.
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.
n.1.Restoration to a sound or good state after decay, waste, injury, or partial restruction; supply of loss; reparation; as, materials are collected for the repair of a church or of a city.
2.Condition with respect to soundness, perfectness, etc.; as, a house in good, or bad, repair; the book is out of repair.

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