Definition of Patch up

1. Verb. Mend by putting a patch on. "They patch up the cape "; "Patch a hole"

Exact synonyms: Patch
Generic synonyms: Bushel, Doctor, Fix, Furbish Up, Mend, Repair, Restore, Touch On
Derivative terms: Patch, Patching



2. Verb. Come to terms. "After some discussion we finally made up"

Definition of Patch up

1. Verb. (idiomatic) to repair by adding a patch. ¹

2. Verb. (idiomatic transitive) to mend quickly ¹

3. Verb. (idiomatic figuratively) to repair, to make better ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Patch Up

patatas bravas
patavinities
patavinity
patball
patch
patch-clamp techniques
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patch clamp
patch clamping
patch file
patch panel
patch pocket
patch test
patch tests
patch up (current term)
patchable
patchboard
patchboards
patchcoat
patchcord
patched
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patchers
patchery
patches
patchier
patchiest
patchily

Literary usage of Patch up

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Parliamentary Debates: Official Report by Northern Ireland Parliament. House of Commons (1898)
"... to patch up the case and resume work. It was a grievous thing for those men that were employed at the Brunner, and also in the Grey district, ..."

2. Her Royal Highness Woman and His Majesty by Max O'Rell (1901)
"... but there will never be any love lost —There arc no quarrels so hard to patch up as family ones. I HAVE heard a great deal about ' our kith and kin,' ..."

3. Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern, English and Foreign by James Wood (1893)
"... la bergerie—To shut cp the wolf in the sheepfold ; to patch up a wound or a disease. Fr. Pr. En fin lea renards se trouvent chez le pelletier 40 —-Foxes ..."

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