[ US /ɹɪˈpɛɹ/ ]
  1. restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken
    She repaired her TV set
    Repair my shoes please
  2. make amends for; pay compensation for
    One can never fully repair the suffering and losses of the Jews in the Third Reich
    She was compensated for the loss of her arm in the accident
  3. give new life or energy to
    This treatment repaired my health
    This will renovate my spirits
    A hot soup will revive me
  4. move, travel, or proceed toward some place
    He repaired to his cabin in the woods
  5. set straight or right
    rectify the inequities in salaries
    repair an oversight
    remedy these deficiencies
  1. the act of putting something in working order again
  2. a formal way of referring to the condition of something
    the building was in good repair
  3. a frequently visited place
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How To Use repair In A Sentence

  • Her desired outcome was a bit of money to help with major structural repairs.
  • Upstairs were the bedrooms; “mother-and-father’s room” the largest; a smaller room for one or two sons, another for one or two daughters; each of these rooms containing a double bed, a “washstand, ” a “bureau, ” a wardrobe, a little table, a rocking-chair, and often a chair or two that had been slightly damaged downstairs, but not enough to justify either the expense of repair or decisive abandonment in the attic. Chapter 1
  • A repair job is bad enough; but an investment in managerial ego is worse. MANAGING FOR RESULTS
  • The cost of repairing the fabric of the church was very high.
  • They estimate the cost of repairing the damaged roads at £1 million.
  • One Mercedes engineer estimated that, worldwide, up to 50,000 vehicles may have to be repaired, which is a blow for a company which prides itself on reliability and quality. The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed
  • Without a serial number, a watch cannot be serviced or repaired by an authorized repair shop or the manufacturer.
  • The only recent changes have been trees blowing down and the repair of thatched roofs. Times, Sunday Times
  • Stop tinkering with that clock and take it to the repair shop.
  • Sometimes, they can detect the plastic implanted in my abdomen to repair a hernia from a prior surgery, but other times the miss the plastic. Former Asst Police Chief Gives TSA a Failing Grade
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