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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 crash was on the M1 around the Leicester- Nottingham area and while it was a bad crash, in the grand scheme of things it's very mendable.
In one story--a sketch, really--of a round-trip across town by a working woman, called "Backcity Transit by Day," Coleman gives us a brief tour of the neighborhoods where most of her characters reside, what her narrator calls "a depressing spectacle of dilapidated pastel A-frames and gritty-gray mendable fences, and dented primer-splatted jalopies blooming on the blacktop.
They are washable and mendable and, when eventually worn out, they will be biodegradable.
Jeanne de Maguerie, a correspondent of the suffragist Cecile Brunschvicg, responded that learning only household tasks was com mendable as a first step, but insufficient and infantilizing for women.
In recent years, materials scientists have been trying to emulate this capability by developing synthetic self-healing or easily mendable materials for products ranging from aerospace parts to athletic gear (SN: 2/17/01, p.