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MENDING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does mending mean? 

MENDING (noun)
  The noun MENDING has 2 senses:

1. garments that must be repaired
2. the act of putting something in working order again

  Familiarity information: MENDING used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MENDING (noun)


Sense 1mending [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Garments that must be repaired

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("mending" is a kind of...):

garment (an article of clothing)


Sense 2mending [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of putting something in working order again

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

fixing; repair; mend; mending; fix; reparation; fixture

Hypernyms ("mending" is a kind of...):

improvement (the act of improving something)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "mending"):

darning (the act of mending a hole in a garment with crossing threads)

patching (the act of mending a hole in a garment by sewing a patch over it)

care; maintenance; upkeep (activity involved in maintaining something in good working order)

band aid; quick fix; quickie; quicky (hurried repair)

restoration (the act of restoring something or someone to a satisfactory state)

reconstruction (the activity of constructing something again)

restitution (the act of restoring something to its original state)


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