mend - definition in the American English Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “mend”

See all translations

mend

verb  us   /mend/

mend verb (REPAIR)

[T] to repair cloth that is torn or something that is damaged: Could you mend this hole in my shirt? The country is seeking to mend relations with the US.

mend verb (BECOME WELL)

[I/T] to become well again after an illness or injury: [I] The bones in my broken wrist took eight weeks to mend.
mend
noun  us   /mend/
(Definition of mend from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of mend?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “mend” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

Morse code

a system used for sending messages, in which letters and numbers are represented by short and long marks, sounds, or flashes of light

Word of the Day

The language of elections

by Liz Walter,
April 22, 2015
On May 7th, citizens of the UK will be going to the polls (having an election) to decide who will form the next government. This kind of election is known as a general election. The country is divided into 650 areas, called constituencies. Each constituency elects a member of parliament (MP) to

Read More 

dumbwalking noun

April 20, 2015
walking slowly, without paying attention to the world around you because you are consulting a smartphone He told me dumbwalking probably wouldn’t be a long-term problem.

Read More