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synonyms for mending

  • adjustment
  • alteration
  • ameliorating
  • bettering
  • correcting
  • curing
  • enhancing
  • fixing
  • freshening
  • helping
  • rebuilding
  • rectifying
  • refreshing
  • relieving
  • remedying
  • remodeling
  • renewing
  • renovation
  • repair
  • repairing
  • restoration
  • reviving
  • tinkering
  • patching up

antonyms for mending

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  • neglect
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How to use mending in a sentence

Some mending of the text is absolutely necessary, because shette is altogether a false form; the pp.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
Those that I now saw were yoked in twos or threes to large waggons, full of stones for mending the roads.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
Sometime, she reflected, she would be mending worn garments for another man, now far away.
THE AMAZING INTERLUDEMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
After that home and to bed, reading myself asleep, while the wench sat mending my breeches by my bedside.
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
She goes to market with her father's cook, makes delicious pickles and preserves, and hasn't her equal in mending and darning.'
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
Men and women sit at the doors mending nets or preparing bait.
BELGIUMGEORGE W. T. (GEORGE WILLIAM THOMSON) OMOND
She gave his sleeve a little twitch, smiled confidingly in his face, and sat down to do some much-needed mending.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
But one morning he sought out Wilfred, mending a gap in his own orchard wall by the road.
COUNTRY NEIGHBORSALICE BROWN
Sally was in the keeping-room mending, but she called Mistress Brace down from her room.
MAID SALLYHARRIET A. CHEEVER
In camp the men mainly occupied their time in making spears and mending their weapons.
THE ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONTLOUIS DE ROUGEMONT
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WORDS RELATED TO MENDING

  • acclimation
  • acclimatization
  • alteration
  • arrangement
  • balancing
  • conformance
  • correcting
  • fitting
  • fixing
  • improvement
  • mending
  • modification
  • ordering
  • organization
  • organizing
  • orientation
  • readjustment
  • redress
  • regulating
  • regulation
  • repairing
  • setting
  • shaping
  • standardization
  • turning
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