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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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Thee'dst like to ha' a wife to mend thy clothes an' get thy victual, better nor thy old mother.
Now, however, we begin to mend, our party is enlarged by Mrs.
The tinsmiths looked the Woodman over carefully and then answered that they thought they could mend him so he would be as good as ever.
See, here, Matt, I've got some stuff to mend the dish with
It is not a very big plank,' said the Miller, looking at it, 'and I am afraid that after I have mended my barn-roof there won't be any left for you to mend the wheelbarrow with; but, of course, that is not my fault.
Give him the needle and thread and let him mend his ways.
They were two months later than the Major's; and the ship's surgeon congratulated himself upon the treatment adopted by him towards his new patient, who had been consigned to shipboard by the Madras practitioner with very small hopes indeed; for, from that day, the very day that he changed the draught, Major Dobbin began to mend.