repair (v.1)

"to mend, put back in order, restore to a sound, good, or complete condition," mid-14c., reparen, from Old French reparer "repair, mend" (12c.) and directly 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").

The sense of "make amends for injury by an equivalent, make good" is by 1560s. Related: Repaired; repairing.

repair (v.2)

c. 1300, repairen, "go (to a specified place), arrive, make one's way, betake oneself," from Old French repairer, repairier "to return, come back, to frequent, to return (to one's country)," earlier repadrer, from Late Latin repatriare "return to one's own country" (see repatriate). Related: Repaired; repairing; repairment.

repair (n.1)

c. 1400, repaire, "maintenance, restoration;" 1590s, "act of restoring, restoration to a sound or good state after decay," from repair (v.1). Meaning "state or condition in respect to reparation" is from c. 1600, especially "good or sound condition kept up by repairing as needed." Repair-shop attested by 1877.

repair (n.2)

early 14c., "act of betaking (oneself) to a (specific) place," from repair (v.2). Sense of "place to which one repairs, a haunt or resort" is from late 14c.

Definitions of repair
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
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