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Verb: mend  mend
  1. Restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken
    "She mended her TV set";
    - repair, fix, bushel [US], doctor [informal], furbish up, restore, touch on
  2. Get healthy again
    "The wound is mending slowly"; "My broken leg is mending";
    - heal
  3. To make better
    "The editor mended the manuscript with his changes";
    - better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate
Noun: mend  mend
  1. Sewing that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment)
    "her stockings had several mends";
    - patch, darn
  2. The act of putting something in working order again
    - repair, fix, fixing, fixture, mending, reparation

Derived forms: mended, mending, mends

Type of: alter, ameliorate, better, change, improve, improvement, meliorate, modify, sewing, stitchery

Encyclopedia: Mend, Move On