fix or mend (a thing suffering from damage or a fault) : faulty electrical appliances should be repaired by an electrician.
ORIGIN late Middle English : from Old French reparer, from Latin reparare, from re- ‘back’ + parare ‘make ready.’
go to (a place), esp. in company : we repaired to the tranquility of a nearby cafe.
ORIGIN Middle English : from Old French repairer, from late Latin repatriare ‘return to one's country’ (see repatriate ).
repair (something that is broken or damaged) : workmen were mending faulty cabling | a patch was used to mend the garment.
ORIGIN Middle English : shortening of amend