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Synonyms for mend

Synonyms for mend

to restore to proper condition or functioning

to make right what is wrong

Synonyms for mend

sewing that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment)


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heal or recover

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The columnist added that Jumblat's reconciliation with Shiites and the opposition-aligned Free Patriotic Movement led by Christian leader Michel Aoun signified that the Druze leader was trying to build new alliances in order to mend fences with Syria.
International coffee shop chain, Starbucks, last night sought to mend fences with Lord Mandelson after a furious four-letter bust-up over the state of the British economy.
The talks brought together 14 political figures from the country's pro- and anti-Syrian camps who agreed to try to mend fences following a Qatari-brokered deal in May that put an end to a damaging 18-month political crisis.
But various steps, including military officials' visits, have helped mend fences in recent months.
We hope to mend fences with our feature story about Yellowstone in our upcoming July issue.
You're in 'merica now: As a start to mend fences (so they can use them on the border), officials have suggested that not only should we be singing "The Star Spangled Banner" exclusively in English, but also, "The Bomb," "The Cockroach" and "Living The Crazy Life.
In the decades following 1760, the Okfuskees tried to mend fences with the British but their relations were plagued by confrontations between Okfuskee hunters and backcountry settlers.
Families hoping to mend fences with Nexus bosses will have to wait to see if they have won their argument.
The incident comes at a time when PA Pres Arafat, is trying to mend fences with his most influential critics, including Mohammad Dahlan, the Gaza strongman widely accused of being behind the unrest in June.
White represents a fresh start for UI, and is being counted on to mend fences with disgruntled parties, especially disappointed alumni.
They contend that the sharp break from traditional policy exemplifies Fox's desire to mend fences broken by Mexico's refusal to support the U.
It sounds like you need to mend fences with the human resources manager.
Mr Blair flew into St Petersburg from Poland, where he made a plea for Europe and the US to mend fences at a "crucial moment'' for their relationship.
He wants to mend fences with America's European allies and press the case for sharing the vast cost of reconstruction in Iraq once Saddam Hussein is toppled.