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
formal 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