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v. to restore to former condition or in some contracts to operational soundness. Contracts should spell out the repairs to be made and what the final condition will be. Example: roof repairs should be more than a half-baked patching to temporarily halt leaking.
repairnoun adjustment, alteration, amelioration, betterment, correction, cure, fixing, improvement, melioration, mending, overhaul, patching, reanimation, reassembling, reconditioning, reconstruction, recovery, rectification, reform, reformation, rehabilitation, remodeling, renewal, renovation, reorganization, restoration, resurrection, retouching, revival
Associated concepts: duty to repair, failure to keep in repair, opportunity to make repairs
repairverb adjust, ameliorate, amend, brush up, condition, correct, cure, darn, fix, improve, make better, make good, make improvements, meliorate, mend, patch, piece, put in order, put into shape, put right, readjust, rebuild, recondition, reconstruct, rectify, redress, reficere, refit, reform, refresh, refurbish, rehabilitate, remedy, render better, renew, reparare, reshape, resurrect, retouch, retread, revamp, revive, right, service, tinker, touch up, vamp
Associated concepts: duty to repair
See also: change, correction, cure, emend, maintenance, meliorate, rectify, redress, reform, rehabilitate, rehabilitation, remedy, renew, renewal, renovate, reparation, restore, upkeep