Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Clothes and other articles that must be repaired.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A yarn composed of cotton and wool, and prepared for darning the so-called merino stockings made on the stocking-loom: used chiefly in the plural.
  • noun Articles collectively that require to be mended.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of mend.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the act of putting something in working order again
  • noun garments that must be repaired

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Examples

  • "That's what I call mending matters!" said Denoisel.

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  • In a slow-growth, high-unemployment economy still mending from a financial crisis, there are only so many trillion-dollar markets the politicians can destroy without sending America back into recession.

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  • Only an immediate dissolution and a fresh Parliament can have the requsite authority to begin mending that which they have broken.

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  • Only an immediate dissolution and a fresh Parliament can have the requsite authority to begin mending that which they have broken.

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  • In previous years, my post San Diego experience was one of physically mending from the physical exertion that I went through during the show.

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  • In previous years, my post San Diego experience was one of physically mending from the physical exertion that I went through during the show.

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  • I hope she will work as tirelessly in mending the fractures she's created as she's worked in creating them.

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  • It's time to give it up and play a positive role in mending the party.

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  • All submitted comments are subject to the rules set forth in our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. from Evan! wrote 1 year 13 weeks ago good video, great lesson! mending is an over looked skill. yrs-Evan!

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  • By following the given instructions carefully, you will become able to dress your dolls, assist your mothers in mending, make garments, fancy articles, etc.

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