re·pair /rɪˈpær, ˈpɛr/
re·pair /rɪˈpæ(ə)r, ˈpɛ(ə)r/ 及物動詞
Re·pair v. i.
1. To return. [Obs.]
I thought . . . that he repaire should again. --Chaucer.
2. To go; to betake one's self; to resort; ass, to repair to sanctuary for safety.
Go, mount the winds, and to the shades repair. --Pope.
1. The act of repairing or resorting to a place. [R.]
The king sent a proclamation for their repair to their houses. --Clarendon.
2. Place to which one repairs; a haunt; a resort. [R.]
There the fierce winds his tender force assail
And beat him downward to his first repair. --Dryden.
Re·pair, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Repaired p. pr. & vb. n. Repairing.]
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. --Milton.
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; recruit.
1. Restoration to a sound or good state after decay, waste, injury, or partial restruction; supply of loss; reparation; as, materials are collected for the repair of a church or of a city.
Sunk down and sought repair
Of sleep, which instantly fell on me. --Milton.
2. Condition with respect to soundness, perfectness, etc.; as, a house in good, or bad, repair; the book is out of repair.
n 1: the act of putting something in working order again [syn: fix,
fixing, fixture, mend, mending, reparation]
2: a formal way of referring to the condition of something;
"the building was in good repair"
3: a frequently visited place [syn: haunt, hangout, resort,
v 1: restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn
or broken; "She repaired her TV set"; "Repair my shoes
please" [syn: mend, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish
up, restore, touch on] [ant: break]
2: make amends for; pay compensation for; "One can never fully
repair the suffering and losses of the Jews in the Third
Reich"; "She was compensated for the loss of her arm in
the accident" [syn: compensate, recompense, indemnify]
3: move, travel, or proceed toward some place; "He repaired to
his cabin in the woods" [syn: resort]
4: set straight or right; "remedy these deficiencies"; "rectify
the inequities in salaries"; "repair an oversight" [syn: rectify,
remediate, remedy, amend]
5: give new life or energy to; "A hot soup will revive me";
"This will renovate my spirits"; "This treatment repaired
my health" [syn: animate, recreate, reanimate, revive,
renovate, quicken, vivify, revivify]