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English Dictionary: repairing by the DICT Development Group
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From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Repair \Re*pair"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Repaired} (-p?rd"); p.
      pr. & vb. n. {Repairing}.] [F. r[82]parer, L. reparare; pref.
      re- re- + parare to prepare. See {Pare}, and cf.
      1. To restore to a sound or good state after decay, injury,
            dilapidation, or partial destruction; to renew; to
            restore; to mend; as, to repair a house, a road, a shoe,
            or a ship; to repair a shattered fortune.
                     Secret refreshings that repair his strength.
                     Do thou, as thou art wont, repair My heart with
                     gladness.                                          --Wordsworth.
      2. To make amends for, as for an injury, by an equivalent; to
            indemnify for; as, to repair a loss or damage.
                     I 'll repair the misery thou dost bear. --Shak.
      Syn: To restore, recover; renew; amend; mend; retrieve;
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