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In light of what has occurred elsewhere on the roster, the fact that they are on the mend could constitute good news for the Ravens, who also recently got back from injury starting wide receivers Marquise Brown and Sammy Watkins.

Kids can still get the vaccine even if they’ve contracted SARS-CoV-2 if their symptoms are mild or if they’re on the mend—only children under 6 months of age or those with known allergies to vaccine ingredients should go without it.

His reappearance in a mundane setting such as the teachers’ awards speech — instead of a groveling public apology — could suggest that Ma’s relations with Beijing are on the mend.

When Julie’s boyfriend came home with a brand new iPhone for her at the end of the summer in 2019, Julie saw it as a peace offering—a sign that their relationship was on the mend.

From Time

That in particular is a sign, say some analysts, that the underlying economic conditions are on the mend, given the index increased sensitivity to changes in GDP and the economic cycle.

From Fortune

There, he first picked up needle and thread to mend the shirt of an SS guard who had just beaten him.

The other is still on the mend, but was doing well the last Patterson heard.

Local mechanics pitched in to help mend the craft, but weeks into setting off the repairs wore thin and the vessel sprung a leak.

As is often the case when the letter and the spirit of the law begin to fray, legal creativity gets called upon to mend them.

The Americans seem to be on the mend in Atlanta, but the priest died on Tuesday.

Is a Tailor, that can make a new Coat well, the worse Workman, because he can mend an old one?

Now, go and mend that deplorable frock, and if you don't dream over it, you won't waste too much of your holiday.

He was much disconcerted, and did not materially mend the matter by saying it was the first name that came into his head.

“But being disgusted with our luxury and giving it all up would not mend matters, little wife,” returned Jack with a faint smile.

We know well enough the weak parts of human nature: if they are treated tenderly, they may mend.


On this page you'll find 116 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mend, such as: ameliorate, cure, heal, rebuild, reconstruct, and rectify.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.