Student Thesaurus

One entry found for mend.
Entry Word: mend
Function: verb
Text: 1 to put into good shape or working order again <that shirt will be as good as new when I'm finished mending it>
Synonyms doctor, fix, patch, recondition, renovate, repair, revamp
Related Words overhaul, rebuild, reconstruct, refurbish; aid, cure, heal, help; condition, prepare, ready; care (for), maintain, service; rejuvenate, renew, restore; adjust, correct, modify, rectify, redress, reform, right; ameliorate, better, improve, meliorate
Near Antonyms break, damage, harm, hurt, impair, injure, mar, ruin, spoil, wreck; cripple, disable
2 to become healthy and strong again after illness or weakness <she's mending after a particularly nasty bout of the flu> -- see CONVALESCE
3 to restore to a healthy condition <mended the broken plant so that it was soon thriving again> -- see HEAL 1