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Definition 1: sewing that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment) - [noun denoting artifact]

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

  • her stockings had several mends

Synonyms for darn in the sense of this definition

(darn is a kind of ...) needlework on which you are working with needle and thread

"she put her sewing back in the basket"

Definition 2: something of little value - [noun denoting attribute]

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

  • his promise is not worth a damn
  • not worth one red cent
  • not worth shucks

Synonyms for darn in the sense of this definition

(darn is a kind of ...) having no qualities that would render it valuable or useful

"the drill sergeant's intent was to convince all the recruits of their worthlessness"

Definition 3: repair by sewing - [verb of contact]

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

  • darn socks

(darn is a kind of ...) restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken

"She repaired her TV set" "Repair my shoes please"

(darn implies ...) fasten by sewing; do needlework

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