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Reparation

Reparation Meaning & Definition
Reparation Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Reparation?

[n] something done or paid in expiation of a wrong; "how can I make amends"
[n] the act of putting something in working order again
[n] (usually plural) compensation exacted from a defeated nation by the victors; "Germany was unable to pay the reparations demanded after Wordl War I"
[n] compensation (given or received) for an insult or injury; "an act for which there is no reparation"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Reparation: amends | fix | fixing | fixture | mending | repair

Related Terms | Find terms related to Reparation:

See Also | atonement | band aid | care | compensation | darning | expiation | improvement | maintenance | patching | propitiation | quick fix | quickie | quicky | reconstruction | restitution | restoration | upkeep

Reparation In Webster's Dictionary

\Rep`a*ra"tion\ (-r?"sh?n), n. [F. r['e]paration, L. reparatio. See {Repair} to mend.] 1. 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. --Arbuthnot. 2. The act of making amends or giving satisfaction or compensation for a wrong, injury, etc.; also, the thing done or given; amends; satisfaction; indemnity. I am sensible of the scandal I have given by my loose writings, and make what reparation I am able. --Dryden. Syn: Restoration; repair; restitution; compensation; amends; satisfaction.

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