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Repair vs. Reparation

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  • Repair (noun)

    The act of repairing something.

    "I took the car to the workshop for repair."

  • Repair (noun)

    The result of repairing something.

    "If you look closely you can see the repair in the paintwork."

  • Repair (noun)

    The condition of something, in respect of need for repair.

    "The car was overall in poor repair before the accident. But after the workshop had it for three weeks it was returned in excellent repair. But the other vehicle was beyond repair."

  • Repair (noun)

    The act of repairing or resorting to a place.

    "our annual repair to the mountains"

  • Repair (noun)

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

  • Repair (verb)

    To restore to good working order, fix, or improve damaged condition; to mend; to remedy.

    "to repair a house, a road, a shoe, or a ship"

    "to repair a shattered fortune"

  • Repair (verb)

    To make amends for, as for an injury, by an equivalent; to indemnify for.

    "to repair a loss or damage"

  • Repair (verb)

    To transfer oneself to another place.

    "to repair to sanctuary for safety"

  • Repair (verb)

    to pair again

  • Reparation (noun)

    A payment of time, effort or money to undo past transgression(s).

  • Reparation (noun)

    The act of renewing, restoring, etc., or the state of being renewed or repaired.

    "the reparation of a bridge or of a highway"

Wiktionary
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  • Repair (verb)

    To return.

  • Repair (verb)

    To go; to betake one's self; to resort; ass, to repair to sanctuary for safety.

  • Repair (noun)

    The act of repairing or resorting to a place.

  • Repair (noun)

    Place to which one repairs; a haunt; a resort.

  • Repair (noun)

    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.

  • Repair (noun)

    Condition with respect to soundness, perfectness, etc.; as, a house in good, or bad, repair; the book is out of repair.

  • Repair

    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.

  • Repair

    To make amends for, as for an injury, by an equivalent; to indemnify for; as, to repair a loss or damage.

  • Reparation (noun)

    The act of renewing, restoring, etc., or the state of being renewed or repaired; as, the reparation of a bridge or of a highway; - in this sense, repair is oftener used.

  • Reparation (noun)

    The act of making amends or giving satisfaction or compensation for a wrong, injury, etc.; also, the thing done or given; amends; satisfaction; indemnity; -used, e.g. in the phrase make reparation, pay reparations, or make reparations.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Repair (noun)

    the act of putting something in working order again

  • Repair (noun)

    a formal way of referring to the condition of something;

    "the building was in good repair"

  • Repair (noun)

    a frequently visited place

  • Repair (verb)

    restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken;

    "She repaired her TV set"

    "Repair my shoes please"

  • Repair (verb)

    make amends for; pay compensation for;

    "One can never fully repair the suffering and losses of the Jews in the Third Reich"

    "She was compensated for the loss of her arm in the accident"

  • Repair (verb)

    move, travel, or proceed toward some place;

    "He repaired to his cabin in the woods"

  • Repair (verb)

    set straight or right;

    "remedy these deficiencies"

    "rectify the inequities in salaries"

    "repair an oversight"

  • Repair (verb)

    give new life or energy to;

    "A hot soup will revive me"

    "This will renovate my spirits"

    "This treatment repaired my health"

  • Reparation (noun)

    compensation (given or received) for an insult or injury;

    "an act for which there is no reparation"

  • Reparation (noun)

    (usually plural) compensation exacted from a defeated nation by the victors;

    "Germany was unable to pay the reparations demanded after Wordl War I"

  • Reparation (noun)

    the act of putting something in working order again

  • Reparation (noun)

    something done or paid in expiation of a wrong;

    "how can I make amends"

Princeton's WordNet
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