Dictionary: RE-PACK' – RE-PASS'

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RE-PACK', v.t. [re and pack.]

To pack a second rime; as, to repack beef or pork.


Packed again.


One that repacks.


Packing anew.

RE-PAID', pp. [of Repay.]

Paid back.

RE-PAIR', n.1

Restoration to a sound or good state after decay, waste, injury or partial destruction; supply of loss; reparation; as, materials are collected for the repair of a church or a city.

RE-PAIR', n.2

The act of betaking one's self to any place; a resorting; abode. – Dryden.

RE-PAIR', v.i. [Fr. repairer.]

To go to; to betake one's self; to resort; as, to repair to a sanctuary for safety. Go, mount the winds, and to the shades repair. – Pope.

RE-PAIR, v.t. [Fr. reparer; L. reparo; re and paro, to prepare. See Pare.]

  1. To restore to a sound or good state after decay, injury, dilapidation or partial destruction; as, to repair a house, a wall or a ship; to repair roads and bridges. Temperance and diet may repair a broken or enfeebled constitution. Food repairs the daily waste of the body.
  2. To rebuild a part decayed or destroyed; to fill up; as, to repair a breach.
  3. To make amends, as for an injury, by an equivalent; to indemnify for; as, to repair a loss or damage.


That may be repaired; reparable.


Restored to a good or sound state; rebuilt; made good.


One who repairs, restores or make amends; as, the repairer of decay. Dryden.


Restoring to a sound state; rebuilding; making amends for loss or injury.


Act of repairing.

RE-PAND', a. [L. repandus.]

In botany, a repand leaf is one, the rim of which is terminated by angles having sinuses between them, inscribed in the segment of a circle; or which has a bending or waved margin, without any angles; or which is bordered with numerous minute angles and small segments of circles alternately. – Martyn. Lee. Smith.

RE-PAND'OUS, a. [supra.]

Bent upward; convexedly crooked. – Brown.

REP'AR-A-BLE, a. [Fr. from L. reparabilis. See Repair.]

  1. That may be repaired or restored to a sound or good state; as, a house or wall is not reparable.
  2. That may be retrieved or made good; as, the loss is reparable.
  3. That may be supplied by an equivalent; as, a reparable injury.

REP'AR-A-BLY, adv.

In a manner admitting of restoration to a good state, or of amends, supply or indemnification.


  1. The act of repairing; restoration to soundness or a good state; as, the reparation of a bridge or of a highway.
  2. Supply of what is wasted; as, the reparation of decaying, health or strength after disease or exhaustion.
  3. Amends; indemnification for loss or damage. A loss may be too great for reparation.
  4. Amends; satisfaction for injury. I am sensible of the scandal I have given by my loose writings, and make what reparation I am able. Dryden.


That repairs; restoring to a sound or good state; that amends defect or makes good. Taylor.


That which restores to a good state; that which makes amends. – Wotton. Kettlewell.

REP-AR-TEE', n. [Fr. repartie, from repartir, to divide, to share, to reply; re and partir, to divide.]

A smart, ready and witty reply. Cupid was as bad as he; / Hear but the youngster's repartee. – Prior.

REP-AR-TEE', v.t.

To make smart and witty replies. Prior.

RE-PART-I-MI-ENT'O, n. [Sp.]

A partition or division; also an assessment of taxes. – Irving.

RE-PASS', v.i.

To pass or go back; to move back; as, troops passing and repairing before our eyes.