1. The act of repairing something.
    I took the car to the workshop for repair.
  2. The result of repairing something.
    If you look closely you can see the repair in the paintwork
  3. 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.

Noun (etymology 2)

  1. The act of repairing or resorting to a place.
    our annual repair to the mountains
  2. A place to which one goes frequently or habitually; a haunt.


  1. 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
  2. To make amends for, as for an injury, by an equivalent; to indemnify for.
    to repair a loss or damage

Verb (etymology 2)

  1. To transfer oneself to another place.
    to repair to sanctuary for safety

Verb (etymology 3)

  1. to pair again

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