Synonyms of mend in English:

mend


See definition of mend

verb

1‘workmen were mending faulty cabling’

SYNONYMS

repair, fix, put back together, piece together, patch up, restore, stitch, darn, patch, cobble, botch

rehabilitate, renew, renovate, redevelop, overhaul, recondition, rebuild, refurbish

make whole, make well, cure, heal

Northern English fettle, spetch

Northern English Scottish ranter

archaic clout, tinker, beet

ANTONYMS

break, tear

2‘‘How's Walter?’ ‘He'll mend.’’

SYNONYMS

get better, get well, recover, be on the road to recovery, pull through, recuperate, convalesce, improve, be well, be cured, be all right, heal, knit, draw together

ANTONYMS

worsen

3‘quarrels could be mended by talking’

SYNONYMS

put right, set right, set straight, make up, straighten out, sort out, put in order, rectify, remedy, right, redress, resolve, square, settle, put to rights, correct, amend, emend, retrieve, improve, make better, better, make good, ameliorate, reform

ANTONYMS

make worse

4‘he mended the fire’

SYNONYMS

make up, charge, fuel


Phrases

    on the mend

      ‘it was tough for a while, but I'm on the mend’

      SYNONYMS

      recovering, convalescent, on the road to recovery, making progress, progressing, improving