Definition of Reparation

1. Noun. Compensation (given or received) for an insult or injury. "An act for which there is no reparation"

Generic synonyms: Compensation
Derivative terms: Repair



2. Noun. (usually plural) compensation exacted from a defeated nation by the victors. "Germany was unable to pay the reparations demanded after World War I"
Language type: Plural, Plural Form
Generic synonyms: Compensation

3. Noun. The act of putting something in working order again.
Exact synonyms: Fix, Fixing, Fixture, Mend, Mending, Repair
Generic synonyms: Improvement
Specialized synonyms: Darning, Patching, Care, Maintenance, Upkeep, Band Aid, Quick Fix, Quickie, Quicky, Restoration, Reconstruction, Restitution
Derivative terms: Fix, Fix, Fix, Mend, Mend, Repair, Repair

4. Noun. Something done or paid in expiation of a wrong. "How can I make amends"
Exact synonyms: Amends
Generic synonyms: Atonement, Expiation, Propitiation
Derivative terms: Repair, Repair

Definition of Reparation

1. n. The act of renewing, restoring, etc., or the state of being renewed or repaired; as, the reparation of a bridge or of a highway; -- in this sense, repair is oftener used.

Definition of Reparation

1. Noun. (context: usually in plural) A payment of time, effort or money to undo past transgression(s). ¹

2. Noun. The act of renewing, restoring, etc., or the state of being renewed or repaired; as, the reparation of a bridge or of a highway. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Reparation

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Reparation

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repapered
repapering
repaperings
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reparability
reparable
reparably
reparameterization
reparametrization
reparametrizations
reparate
reparated
reparates
reparating
reparation (current term)
reparational
reparations
reparative
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reparative giant cell granuloma
reparative therapies
reparative therapy
reparel
reparent
reparented
reparenting
reparents
repark
reparked

Literary usage of Reparation

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"Subject to such exceptions as the reparation Commission may approve, a first charge upon all the assets and revenues of the German Empire and its ..."

2. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1922)
"Commerce <§=92 — Repeal of Commerce Court Act did net repeal provision of Interstate Commerce Act relating to venue of reparation action. ..."

3. The Principles of International Law by Thomas Joseph Lawrence (1905)
"Every belligerent lays under a strong obligation To make reparation to any state whose neutrality it may have violated. International Law contains no ..."

4. The Principles of International Law by Thomas Joseph Lawrence (1895)
"Every belligerent lays under a strong obligation To make reparation to any state whose neutrality it may have violated. International Law contains no ..."

5. Sketches of the History of Man by Henry Home Kames (1779)
"JL HE principle of reparation is made a branch of the moral ... the nature and foundation of reparation; to which the following ..."

6. International Law: A Treatise by Lassa Oppenheim (1921)
"On the other hand, reprisals must at once cease when the delinquent State makes the necessary reparation. Individuals arrested must be set free, ..."

7. History of the Hartford Convention: With a Review of the Policy of the by Theodore Dwight (1833)
"It is proper that you should make it distinctly known to the French government that the claim to a just reparation for these spoliations cannot be ..."

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