repair (v.1)

"to mend, put back in order," mid-14c., from Old French reparer "repair, mend" (12c.), from Latin reparare "restore, put back in order," from re- "again" (see re-) + parare "make ready, prepare" (from PIE root *pere- (1) "to produce, procure"). Related: Repaired; repairing.

repair (v.2)

"go" (to a place), c. 1300, from Old French repairer "to frequent, return (to one's country)," earlier repadrer, from Late Latin repatriare "return to one's own country" (see repatriate). Related: Repaired; repairing.

repair (n.)

1590s, "act of restoring, restoration after decay," from repair (v.1). Meaning "state or condition in respect to reparation" is from c. 1600.

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Definitions of repair from WordNet
repair (v.)
restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken;
She repaired her TV set
Synonyms: mend / fix / bushel / doctor / furbish up / restore / touch on
repair (v.)
make amends for; pay compensation for;
One can never fully repair the suffering and losses of the Jews in the Third Reich
repair (v.)
move, travel, or proceed toward some place;
He repaired to his cabin in the woods
Synonyms: resort
repair (v.)
set straight or right;
repair an oversight
Synonyms: rectify / remediate / remedy / amend
repair (v.)
give new life or energy to;
This treatment repaired my health
Synonyms: animate / recreate / reanimate / revive / renovate / quicken / vivify / revivify
repair (n.)
the act of putting something in working order again;
Synonyms: fix / fixing / fixture / mend / mending / reparation
repair (n.)
a formal way of referring to the condition of something;
the building was in good repair
repair (n.)
a frequently visited place;
Synonyms: haunt / hangout / resort / stamping ground