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Noun mend has 2 senses
  1. 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
  2. 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:
     darning; patching; care, maintenance, upkeep; band aid, quick fix, quickie, quicky; restoration; reconstruction; restitution
    Derived form: verb mend1
Verb mend has 2 senses
  1. 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
    Derived forms: noun mend2, noun mender1, noun mending2
    Sample sentence:
    They mend the cape
  2. mend, heal - heal or recover; "My broken leg is mending"
    --2 is one way to better, improve, ameliorate, meliorate
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
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