Definition for REP-AR-A'TION


  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.

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