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Noun: reparation  ,re-pu'rey-shun
  1. Compensation (given or received) for an insult or injury
    "an act for which there is no reparation"
  2. (usually plural) compensation exacted from a defeated nation by the victors
    "Germany was unable to pay the reparations demanded after World War I"
  3. The act of putting something in working order again
    - repair, fix, fixing, fixture, mend, mending
  4. Something done or paid in expiation of a wrong
    "how can I make reparation";
    - amends

Derived forms: reparations

Type of: atonement, compensation, expiation, improvement, propitiation

Encyclopedia: Reparation