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Noun mend has 2 senses
- mend, patch, darn - sewing or darning that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment); "her stockings had several mends"
--1 is a kind of sewing, stitchery
- repair, fix, fixing, fixture, mend, mending, reparation - the act of putting something in working order again
--2 is a kind of improvement
--2 has particulars:
Verb mend has 2 senses
- repair, mend, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch on - restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken; "She repaired her TV set"; "Repair my shoes please"
--1 is one way to better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate
They mend the cape
- mend, heal - heal or recover; "My broken leg is mending"
--2 is one way to better, improve, ameliorate, meliorate