Definition of Mend

1. Noun. Sewing that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment). "Her stockings had several mends"

Exact synonyms: Darn, Patch
Generic synonyms: Sewing, Stitchery
Derivative terms: Patch, Patch



2. Verb. Restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken. "The men mend the chairs"; "Repair my shoes please"

3. Noun. The act of putting something in working order again.

4. Verb. Heal or recover. "My broken leg is mending"
Exact synonyms: Heal
Generic synonyms: Ameliorate, Better, Improve, Meliorate
Derivative terms: Healing

Definition of Mend

1. v. t. To repair, as anything that is torn, broken, defaced, decayed, or the like; to restore from partial decay, injury, or defacement; to patch up; to put in shape or order again; to re-create; as, to mend a garment or a machine.

2. v. i. To grow better; to advance to a better state; to become improved.

Definition of Mend

1. Noun. A place, as in clothing, which has been repaired by mending. ¹

2. Noun. The act of repairing. ¹

3. Verb. To repair, as anything that is torn, broken, defaced, decayed, or the like; to restore from partial decay, injury, or defacement; to patch up; to put in shape or order again; to re-create; as, to mend a garment or a machine. ¹

4. Verb. To alter for the better; to set right; to reform; hence, to quicken; as, to mend one's manners or pace. ¹

5. Verb. To help, to advance, to further; to add to. ¹

6. Verb. To grow better; to advance to a better state; to become improved. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mend

1. to repair [v -ED, -ING, -S] : MENDABLE [adj] - See also: repair

Medical Definition of Mend

1. 1. To repair, as anything that is torn, broken, defaced, decayed, or the like; to restore from partial decay, injury, or defacement; to patch up; to put in shape or order again; to re-create; as, to mend a garment or a machine. 2. To alter for the better; to set right; to reform; hence, to quicken; as, to mend one's manners or pace. "The best service they could do the state was to mend the lives of the persons who composed it." (Sir W. Temple) 3. To help, to advance, to further; to add to. "Though in some lands the grass is but short, yet it mends garden herbs and fruit." (Mortimer) "You mend the jewel by the wearing it." (Shak) Synonym: To improve, help, better, emend, amend, correct, rectify, reform. Origin: Abbrev. Fr. Amend. See Amend. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mend

menaphthone
menaquinol oxidase
menaquinone
menaquinone-6
menaquinone-7
menaquinones
menarche
menarcheal
menarches
menarchial
menatetrenone
menatetrenones
menazon
menazons
menchildren
mend (current term)
mend fences
mend one's pace
mend one's ways
mendable
mendacious
mendaciously
mendaciousness
mendacities
mendacity
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mendelevium
mendeleviums
mendelian
mendelian character

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