reparative

  • 1 Reparative — Re*par a*tive (r? p?r ? t?v), a. Repairing, or tending to repair. Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Reparative — Re*par a*tive, n. That which repairs. Sir H. Wotton. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 reparative — index compensatory, curative, remedial, salubrious, salutary Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4 reparative — [ri par′ə tiv] adj. 1. repairing or tending to repair; mending, etc. 2. of or involving reparation …

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  • 5 reparative — re·par·a·tive ri par ət iv adj of, relating to, or effecting repair <reparative dentistry> * * * re·par·a·tive (re parґə tiv) pertaining to or effecting repair …

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  • 6 reparative — reparation ► NOUN 1) the making of amends for a wrong. 2) (reparations) compensation for war damage paid by a defeated state. 3) archaic the action of repairing. DERIVATIVES reparative adjective. ORIGIN Latin, from reparare (see …

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  • 7 reparative — rə̇ˈparəd.iv, rēˈp adjective Etymology: Late Latin reparativus, from Latin reparatus (past participle of reparare) + ivus ive 1. : of, relating to, or effecting repair 2. : serving to make amends does a fine reparative job for several neglected… …

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  • 8 reparative — adjective Date: 1656 1. of, relating to, or effecting repair 2. serving to make amends …

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  • 9 reparative — /ri par euh tiv/, adj. 1. tending to repair; repairing; mending. 2. pertaining to or involving reparation. Also, reparatory /ri par euh tawr ee, tohr ee/. [1650 60; < LL reparativus. See REPARATION, IVE] * * * …

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  • 10 reparative — adjective a) Tending to or intended to repair. b) Of, pertaining to, or being a reparation …

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  • 11 reparative — Synonyms and related words: amendatory, analeptic, apologetic, ascetic, atoning, balancing, cleansing, compensating, compensational, compensative, compensatory, counteracting, counteractive, counterbalancing, countervailing, curative, expiatory,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 12 reparative — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. mending, restorative, remedial, corrective, compensatory. See compensation, restoration, retaliation …

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  • 13 reparative — rɪ pærÉ™tɪv / reprÉ™tɪv adj. corrective, serving to repair, rectifying …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 14 reparative — I. a. Restoring, restorative, reviving, amending. II. n. Cure, remedy, medicine, restorative, corrective …

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  • 15 reparative — re·par·a·tive …

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  • 16 reparative — re•par•a•tive [[t]rɪˈpær ə tɪv[/t]] also re•par′a•to ry adj. 1) tending to repair 2) pertaining to or involving reparation …

    From formal English to slang

  • 17 reparative — /rəˈpærətɪv/ (say ruh paruhtiv) adjective 1. tending to repair. 2. relating to or involving reparation. Also, reparatory /rəˈpærətri/ (say ruh paruhtree) …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 18 reparative measure — index remedy (legal means of redress) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 19 Reparative Therapie — Mit den Begriffen Konversionstherapie und Reparative Therapie werden in der Ex Gay Bewegung Behandlungsverfahren bezeichnet, welche die sexuelle Orientierung von Homosexualität zur Heterosexualität hin verändern sollen. Die weltweit führenden… …

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  • 20 reparative therapy — noun conversion therapy …

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