Definition for RE-PAIR

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.

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