mending

Definitions of mending
  1. noun
    the act of putting something in working order again
    synonyms: fix, fixing, fixture, mend, repair, reparation
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    darning
    the act of mending a hole in a garment with crossing threads
    patching
    the act of mending a hole in a garment by sewing a patch over it
    care, maintenance, upkeep
    activity involved in maintaining something in good working order
    band aid, quick fix, quickie, quicky
    hurried repair
    restoration
    the act of restoring something or someone to a satisfactory state
    reconstruction
    the activity of constructing something again
    restitution
    the act of restoring something to its original state
    re-establishment
    restoration to a previous state
    camera care
    keeping a camera in good working order
    car care
    keeping a car in good working order
    inspection and repair, overhaul, service
    periodic maintenance on a car or machine
    gentrification
    the restoration of run-down urban areas by the middle class (resulting in the displacement of low-income residents)
    reclamation, rehabilitation, renewal
    the conversion of wasteland into land suitable for use of habitation or cultivation
    makeover
    a complete reconstruction and renovation of something
    reassembly, refabrication
    assembling again
    re-formation, regeneration
    forming again (especially with improvements or removal of defects); renewing and reconstituting
    rebuilding
    building again
    pump priming
    introducing water into a pump to improve the seal and start the water flowing
    scheduled maintenance
    maintenance at a regularly scheduled time
    steam fitting
    care (installation and maintenance) of equipment for ventilating or heating or refrigerating
    rehabilitation
    the restoration of someone to a useful place in society
    reinstatement
    the act of restoring someone to a previous position
    rejuvenation
    the act of restoring to a more youthful condition
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    improvement
    the act of improving something
  2. noun
    garments that must be repaired
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    garment
    an article of clothing
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