bushel

Primary Meanings of bushel

1.
n
a United States dry measure equal to 4 pecks or 2152.42 cubic inches
2.
v
restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken
Full Definitions of bushel
1

n a United States dry measure equal to 4 pecks or 2152.42 cubic inches

Type of:
United States dry unit
a unit of measurement of capacity for dry substances officially adopted in the United States Customary System

n a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 pecks

Type of:
British capacity unit, Imperial capacity unit
a unit of measure for capacity officially adopted in the British Imperial System; British units are both dry and wet
2

v restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken

Synonyms:
doctor, fix, furbish up, mend, repair, restore, touch on
Antonyms:
break, bust
ruin completely
break, bust, fall apart, wear, wear out
go to pieces
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Types:
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fiddle, tinker
try to fix or mend
fill
plug with a substance
patch, piece
repair by adding pieces
cobble
repair or mend
point, repoint
repair the joints of bricks
trouble-shoot, troubleshoot
solve problems
patch, patch up
mend by putting a patch on
resole, sole
put a new sole on
revamp, vamp
provide (a shoe) with a new vamp
heel, reheel
put a new heel on
darn
repair by sewing
close, fill up
fill or stop up
Type of:
ameliorate, amend, better, improve, meliorate
to make better

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