Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun mending

2 senses of mending

Sense 1
mending -- (garments that must be repaired)
       => garment -- (an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk")

Sense 2
repair, fix, fixing, fixture, mend, mending, reparation -- (the act of putting something in working order again)
       => improvement -- (the act of improving something; "their improvements increased the value of the property")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb mend

2 senses of mend

Sense 1
repair, mend, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch on -- (restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken; "She repaired her TV set"; "Repair my shoes please")
       => better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate -- (to make better; "The editor improved the manuscript with his changes")

Sense 2
mend, heal -- (heal or recover; "My broken leg is mending")
       => better, improve, ameliorate, meliorate -- (get better; "The weather improved toward evening")

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