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Repairs and the action of repairing - thesaurus

Synonyms

repair

noun

work that is done to fix something that is broken or damaged

maintenance

noun

work that is done to keep something such as a building, machine, or piece of equipment repaired and in good condition

overhaul

noun

a thorough repair to a machine

do-it-yourself

noun

the activity of making or repairing things yourself instead of paying someone to do it for you

running repair

noun

a small temporary repair that allows you to continue using something

repair

noun

relating to repairs

repair

noun

a part that has been repaired

renewal

noun

a process of improving, repairing, or making something more successful

DIY

noun

British do-it-yourself: the activity of making or repairing things for your home instead of paying someone to do them for you

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mend

noun

the part of something that has been repaired

troubleshooting

noun

the process of finding and repairing problems or faults in something

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to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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