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Broken vs. Repaired — What's the Difference?

Broken vs. Repaired — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Broken and Repaired

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Broken

Past participle of break.
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Repaired

To restore to sound condition after damage or injury; fix
Repaired the broken watch.
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Broken

Forcibly separated into two or more pieces; fractured
A broken arm.
Broken glass.
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Repaired

To set right; remedy
Repair an oversight.
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Broken

Sundered by divorce, separation, or desertion of a parent or parents
Children from broken homes.
A broken marriage.
Jun 05, 2022
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Repaired

To restore or renew
Repair the immune system.
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Broken

Having been violated
A broken promise.
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Repaired

To make up for or compensate for (a loss or wrong, for example).
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Broken

Incomplete
A broken set of books.
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Repaired

To make repairs.
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Broken

Being in a state of disarray; disordered
Troops fleeing in broken ranks.
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Repaired

To betake oneself; go
Repair to the dining room.
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Broken

Intermittently stopping and starting; discontinuous
A broken cable transmission.
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Repaired

To go frequently or habitually
Repairs to the restaurant every week.
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Broken

Varying abruptly, as in pitch
Broken sobs.
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Repaired

The work, act, or process of repairing.
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Broken

Spoken with gaps and errors
Broken English.
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Repaired

Often repairs An instance or a result of repairing
The accident resulted in a costly repair to the car. My bike is in the shop for repairs.
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Broken

Topographically rough; uneven
Broken terrain.
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Repaired

The state of being fit for use
The furnace is out of repair.
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Broken

Subdued totally; humbled
A broken spirit.
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Repaired

General condition after use or repairing
In good repair.
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Broken

Weakened and infirm
Broken health.
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Repaired

An act of going or sojourning
Our annual repair to the mountains.
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Broken

Crushed by grief
Died of a broken heart.
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Repaired

A place to which one goes frequently or habitually; a haunt.
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Broken

Financially ruined; bankrupt.
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Repaired

Simple past tense and past participle of repair
I repaired your automobile for you.
We repaired to the mountains for the summer.
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Broken

Not functioning; out of order
A broken washing machine.
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Repaired

Mended or put in working order;
A reconditioned sewing machine
A repaired vacuum cleaner
The broken lock is now fixed
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Broken

Inflection of break
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Repaired

Made ready for service
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Broken

; in separate pieces.
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Broken

; having the bone in pieces.
My arm is broken!
The ground was littered with broken bones
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Broken

(of skin) split or ruptured.
A dog bit my leg and now the skin is broken.
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Broken

; made up of short lines with small gaps between each one and the next.
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Broken

(of sleep) interrupted; not continuous.
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Broken

Five-eighths to seven-eighths obscured by clouds; incompletely covered by clouds.
Tomorrow: broken skies.
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Broken

Having periods of silence scattered throughout; not regularly continuous.
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Broken

Breached; violated; not kept.
Broken promises of neutrality
Broken vows
The broken covenant
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Broken

; not functioning properly.
I think my doorbell is broken.
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Broken

Disconnected, no longer open or carrying traffic.
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Broken

Badly designed or implemented.
This is the most broken application I've seen in a long time.
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Broken

(of language) Grammatically non-standard, especially as a result of being produced by a non-native speaker.
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Broken

Not having gone in the way intended; saddening.
Oh man! That is just broken!
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Broken

Completely defeated and dispirited; shattered; destroyed.
The bankruptcy and divorce, together with the death of his son, left him completely broken.
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Broken

Having no money; bankrupt, broke.
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Broken

(of land) Uneven.
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Broken

Overpowered; overly powerful; too powerful.
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Broken

Separated into parts or pieces by violence; divided into fragments; as, a broken chain or rope; a broken dish.
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Broken

Disconnected; not continuous; also, rough; uneven; as, a broken surface.
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Broken

Fractured; cracked; disunited; sundered; strained; apart; as, a broken reed; broken friendship.
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Broken

Made infirm or weak, by disease, age, or hardships.
The one being who remembered him as he been before his mind was broken.
The broken soldier, kindly bade to stay,Sat by his fire, and talked the night away.
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Broken

Subdued; humbled; contrite.
The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit.
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Broken

Subjugated; trained for use, as a horse.
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Broken

Crushed and ruined as by something that destroys hope; blighted.
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Broken

Not carried into effect; not adhered to; violated; as, a broken promise, vow, or contract; a broken law.
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Broken

Ruined financially; incapable of redeeming promises made, or of paying debts incurred; as, a broken bank; a broken tradesman.
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Broken

Imperfectly spoken, as by a foreigner; as, broken English; imperfectly spoken on account of emotion; as, to say a few broken words at parting.
Amidst the broken words and loud weeping of those grave senators.
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Broken

Physically and forcibly separated into pieces or cracked or split; or legally or emotionally destroyed;
A broken mirror
A broken tooth
A broken leg
His neck is broken
Children from broken homes
A broken marriage
A broken heart
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Broken

Not continuous in space, time, or sequence or varying abruptly;
Broken lines of defense
A broken cable transmission
Broken sleep
Tear off the stub above the broken line
A broken note
Broken sobs
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Broken

Subdued or brought low in condition or status;
Brought low
A broken man
His broken spirit
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Broken

(especially of promises or contracts) having been violated or disregarded;
Broken (or unkept) promises
Broken contracts
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Broken

Tamed or trained to obey;
A horse broken to the saddle
This old nag is well broken in
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Broken

Topographically very uneven;
Broken terrain
Rugged ground
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Broken

Imperfectly spoken or written;
Broken English
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Broken

Thrown into a state of disarray or confusion;
Troops fleeing in broken ranks
A confused mass of papers on the desk
The small disordered room
With everything so upset
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Broken

Weakened and infirm;
Broken health resulting from alcoholism
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Broken

Destroyed financially;
The broken fortunes of the family
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Broken

Out of working order (`busted' is an informal substitute for `broken');
A broken washing machine
The coke machine is broken
The coke machine is busted
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Broken

Discontinuous;
Broken clouds
Broken sunshine
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Broken

Lacking a part or parts;
A broken set of encyclopedia
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