Noun(1) sewing that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment(2) the act of putting something in working order again
Verb(1) restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken(2) heal or recover
(1) a patch was used to mend the garment(2) Drastic decisions should essentially be avoided unless you have done everything you sincerely feel you should have in order to mend the adverse situation.(3) foot injuries can take months to mend(4) There is a mend in the seam section on the bias and the seam running underneath the bust needs some stitch re-enforcement.(5) Fractured vertebrae do heal, but they become compressed, and may mend in a wedge shape.(6) Detached from our heads, hair can be used to mend garments, to darn holes in stockings.(7) A technique called pulse magnetic therapy is used to heal broken bones that won't mend under plaster, and it has also been shown to help with arthritis.(8) This is a kind of a ├ö├ç├┐repair├ö├ç├û effort to mend conflict.(9) Subsequently, the mend in the fabric had parted and the rent now revealed a knee with well-preserved skin covering some musculature.(10) Almost like magic, apology has the power to repair harm, mend relationships, soothe wounds and heal broken hearts.(11) But the real question is, ├ö├ç├┐How do you mend a broken heart?├ö├ç├û(12) In total Ôö¼├║386,000 is needed to mend damage and work will be carried out in two parts.(13) An elderly heart attack victim cannot use his emergency alarm because BT engineers told him it could take up to a week to mend a broken phone line.(14) To mend the situation Dr. Morrow suggests that each partner demonstrate how important the relationship is by making changes in behavior such as putting each other first and the family second.(15) It was not easy to find people to mend your shoes, repair your broken zipper or anything else that might be of minor importance but that is necessary for daily life.(16) That he didn't see the opportunity to mend some of the wounds he has created and allowed to fester is a failure of leadership so profound that I wonder if it may not define his presidency.
(1) on the mend :: aan die beter word
1. patch ::
2. fixture ::
3. repair ::
5. doctor ::
6. heal ::
Different Formsmend, mended, mender, menders, mending, mends
Word Example from TV Shows
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I need time to MEND fences.
Breaking Bad Season 2, Episode 4
To MEND her broken heart.
The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 1
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