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Definitions of reparation

  1. something done or paid in expiation of a wrong; "how can I make amends" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the act of putting something in working order again Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. The act of making amends or giving satisfaction or compensation for a wrong, injury, etc.; also, the thing done or given; amends; satisfaction; indemnity. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. The act of renewing, restoring, etc., or the state of being renewed or repaired; as, the reparation of a bridge or of a highway; - in this sense, repair is oftener used. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Repair: supply of what is wasted: amends. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. Act of repairing; amends. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. The act of making amends; indemnity. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. Act of repairing or restoring to soundness; supply of what is wasted; amends; indemnification; satisfaction. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. The act of restoring to a good state; supply of what is wasted; renewal; satisfaction or compensation for injury; amends. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for reparation

  1. She stole half a ham after dinner, and she might take a notion to make the only reparation in her power. – Some Experiences of an Irish R.M. by E. OE. Somerville Martin Ross
  2. Was there a suggestion of reparation – America's War for Humanity by Thomas Herbert Russell
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