Synonyms of repair in English

: repair1repair2

repair1


See definition of repair

verb

1‘the car was taken to a garage to be repaired’

SYNONYMS

mend, fix, fix up, put right, set right, restore, restore to working order, make as good as new, patch up, put back together, overhaul, service, renovate, recondition, rehabilitate, rebuild, reconstruct, refit, adjust, regulate

Northern English fettle

informal see to

2‘an army of seamstresses repaired costumes and cut new ones’

SYNONYMS

mend, darn, sew up, stitch up, patch up

archaic clout

3‘the government repaired relations with several other countries’

SYNONYMS

put right, set right, put to rights, patch up, mend, fix, sort out, straighten out, make better, improve, right, heal, cure, remedy, retrieve

ANTONYMS

wreck, worsen, destroy

4‘she sought to repair the wrong she had done’

SYNONYMS

rectify, make good, put right, correct, right, redress, make up for, make amends for, make reparation for, compensate for

ANTONYMS

compound


noun

1‘the building is in urgent need of repair’

SYNONYMS

restoration, fixing, fixing up, renovation, rebuilding, reconstruction

mending, servicing

improvement, adjustment

archaic reparation

2‘a virtually invisible repair’

SYNONYMS

mend

darn, patch

3‘are the tools in good repair?’

SYNONYMS

condition, working order, state, shape, form, fettle

British informal nick


Synonyms of repair in English

: repair1repair2

repair2


See definition of repair

verb

1‘relax in the stylish bar before repairing to the dining room’

SYNONYMS

go to, adjourn to, head for, wend one's way to

retire to, withdraw to, retreat to

set off for, take off for, leave for, depart for

remove to

literary betake oneself to


Phrases

    beyond repair

      ‘their relationship may well be beyond repair’

      SYNONYMS

      irreparable, irreversible, past mending, irretrievable, hopeless, past hope, beyond hope, irremediable, irrecoverable, incurable, beyond cure

      written off

      ANTONYMS

      reparable, rectifiable