mendable (adj.) 1530s, from MEND (Cf. mend) (v.) + -ABLE (Cf. -able).

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  • mendable — mend ► VERB 1) restore to the correct or working condition. 2) improve. ► NOUN ▪ a repair in a material. ● mend (one s) fences Cf. ↑mend one s fences ● on the mend …   English terms dictionary

  • mendable — adjective see mend I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mendable — See mend. * * * …   Universalium

  • mendable — adjective Able to be mended. Syn: fixable, repairable, rectifiable …   Wiktionary

  • mendable — Synonyms and related words: ameliorable, amendable, correctable, corrigible, curable, emendable, fixable, improvable, medicable, reclaimable, recoverable, rectifiable, recyclable, redeemable, remediable, repairable, reparable, restorable,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • mendable — mend·a·ble || mendÉ™bl adj. can be mended, fixable, repairable …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mendable — mendˈable adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑mend …   Useful english dictionary

  • mend — mendable, adj. /mend/, v.t. 1. to make (something broken, worn, torn, or otherwise damaged) whole, sound, or usable by repairing: to mend old clothes; to mend a broken toy. 2. to remove or correct defects or errors in. 3. to set right; make… …   Universalium

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