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Definition 1: a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 pecks - [noun denoting quantity]

(bushel is a kind of ...) a unit of measure for capacity officially adopted in the British Imperial System; British units are both dry and wet

(bushel is a part of ...) a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 quarts or 4.545 liters

(bushel is a part of ...) a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 2 gallons

(... is part of bushel) a quarter of a hundredweight (28 pounds)

Definition 2: a United States dry measure equal to 4 pecks or 2152.42 cubic inches - [noun denoting quantity]

(bushel is a kind of ...) a unit of measurement of capacity for dry substances officially adopted in the United States Customary System

(bushel is a part of ...) a United States dry measure equal to 8 quarts or 537.605 cubic inches

Definition 3: restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken - [verb of change]

Samples where bushel or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She repaired her TV set
  • Repair my shoes please

Synonyms for bushel in the sense of this definition

(bushel is a kind of ...) to make better

"The editor improved the manuscript with his changes"

(... is a kind of bushel ) put a new heel on

"heel shoes"

(... is a kind of bushel ) provide (a shoe) with a new vamp

"revamp my old boots"

(... is a kind of bushel ) put a new sole on

"sole the shoes"

(... is a kind of bushel ) mend by putting a patch on

"patch a hole"

(... is a kind of bushel ) solve problems

"He is known to be good at trouble-shooting"

(... is a kind of bushel ) repair the joints of bricks

"point a chimney"

(... is a kind of bushel ) repair or mend

"cobble shoes"

(... is a kind of bushel ) repair by adding pieces

"She pieced the china cup"

(... is a kind of bushel ) plug with a substance

"fill a cavity"

(... is a kind of bushel ) try to fix or mend

"Can you tinker with the T.V. set--it's not working right" "She always fiddles with her van on the weekend"

(... is a kind of bushel ) repair by sewing

"darn socks"

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