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mend

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English

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
mend

Plural
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mend ({{{1}}})
  1. A place, as in clothing, which has been repaired by mending.
  2. The act of mending.

Derived terms

Verb

Infinitive
to mend

Third person singular
mends

Simple past
mended

Past participle
-

Present participle
mending

to mend (third-person singular simple present mends, present participle mending, simple past and past participle mended)
  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.
  3. To help, to advance, to further; to add to.
  4. To grow better; to advance to a better state; to become improved.
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