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Definition 1: something done or paid in expiation of a wrong - [noun denoting act]

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

  • how can I make amends

Synonyms for reparation in the sense of this definition

(reparation is a kind of ...) the act of atoning for sin or wrongdoing (especially appeasing a deity)

Definition 2: the act of putting something in working order again - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for reparation in the sense of this definition

(reparation is a kind of ...) the act of improving something

"their improvements increased the value of the property"

(... is a kind of reparation ) the act of mending a hole in a garment with crossing threads

(... is a kind of reparation ) the act of mending a hole in a garment by sewing a patch over it

(... is a kind of reparation ) activity involved in maintaining something in good working order

"he wrote the manual on car care"

(... is a kind of reparation ) hurried repair

(... is a kind of reparation ) the act of restoring something or someone to a satisfactory state

(... is a kind of reparation ) the activity of constructing something again

(... is a kind of reparation ) the act of restoring something to its original state

Definition 3: (usually plural) compensation exacted from a defeated nation by the victors - [noun denoting possession]

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

  • Germany was unable to pay the reparations demanded after World War I

(reparation is a kind of ...) something (such as money) given or received as payment or reparation (as for a service or loss or injury)

(reparation is used in the usage domain ...) the form of a word that is used to denote more than one

Definition 4: compensation (given or received) for an insult or injury - [noun denoting possession]

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

  • an act for which there is no reparation

(reparation is a kind of ...) something (such as money) given or received as payment or reparation (as for a service or loss or injury)

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