• Pronunciation of repair: R IH0 P EH1 R (rɪ'pɜr)

  • Number of syllables of repair: 2

  • Pronunciation Video of repair

  • Definition of repair

    • (n): the act of putting something in working order again  
    • (n): a frequently visited place  
    • (n): a formal way of referring to the condition of something; "the building was in good repair"  
    • (v): give new life or energy to; "A hot soup will revive me"; "This will renovate my spirits"; "This treatment repaired my health"  
    • (v): set straight or right; "remedy these deficiencies"; "rectify the inequities in salaries"; "repair an oversight"  
    • (v): restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken; "She repaired her TV set"; "Repair my shoes please"  
    • (v): move, travel, or proceed toward some place; "He repaired to his cabin in the woods"  
    • (v): 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"  
  • Examples of repair

    • Civilians were employed in maintenance, repair, and secretarial work.  
    • Catalytic promiscuity and the divergent evolution of DNA repair enzymes.  
    • How do you repair squeaking floor boards  
    • Attempts to repair the wall and renovate the roof appeared futile.  
    • The auto repair shop specialises in mufflers and brakes.  
    • The tool offers a solution for film viewing and manual retouch and repair.  
    • Much of the repair work is as incompetent as the effort it is intended to fix.  
    • A player could lend a damaged speeder to repair it.  
    • Ensuring proper leaflet apposition during mitral valve repair.  
    • Is the seller stuck with the repair  

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