reparable

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj reparable capable of being repaired or rectified "reparable damage to the car","rectifiable wrongs"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Reparable Capable of being repaired, restored to a sound or good state, or made good; restorable; as, a reparable injury.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • reparable Capable of being repaired; admitting of repair.
    • reparable Synonyms Restorable, retrievable, recoverable.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Reparable that may be repaired
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. reparabilis,: cf. F. réparable,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. reparer—L. reparārere-, again, parāre, to prepare.

Usage

In literature:

I demanded the wherefore of this reception; I demanded rooms and food and reparation.
"The Princess Passes" by Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
She would not accept this reparation so coldly held out.
"The Man in the Twilight" by Ridgwell Cullum
After all, I owe you a little reparation.
"Winston of the Prairie" by Harold Bindloss
This was to be done at Pentecost, as the only reparation he could make her.
"The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay" by Maurice Hewlett
You made him the dreadful reparation he asked.
"Red Pottage" by Mary Cholmondeley
After suffering, reparation, happiness, is every one's due.
"The Three Black Pennys" by Joseph Hergesheimer
It is right that I should make the only reparation that is possible now.
"A Hoosier Chronicle" by Meredith Nicholson
She had grown to feel that the proposed purchase was in some way a reparation due to Aunt Samantha, and she could not give it up.
"St. Nicholas, Vol. 5, No. 4, February 1878" by Various
The Unionist Party, as representing the best elements in British Government, owes in this matter a great act of reparation to Ireland.
"Against Home Rule (1912)" by Various
I must make some other kind of reparation to you, Captain Falconer.
"Philip Winwood" by Robert Neilson Stephens
He demanded no reparation, and could make no reparation.
"The Reign of Henry the Eighth, Volume 1 (of 3)" by James Anthony Froude
The only reparation possible was to forget it.
"The Firing Line" by Robert W. Chambers
Both sent ambassadors to demand reparation for robberies which had been committed.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 1" by Various
And that, but petty reparation too; But all I have to give.
"The Works Of John Dryden, Vol. 7 (of 18)" by John Dryden
It brings you the only reparation I can make.
"The Upas Tree" by Florence L. Barclay
The value will be included in the regular reparation account.
"World's War Events, Volume III" by Various
Every man in uniform seemed to know instinctively that Rayner at last was seeking to make open reparation for the bitter wrong he had done.
"The Deserter" by Charles King
Remember, in coming here your purpose, even as mine, was to make reparation for sin.
"Thirty Years In Hell" by Bernard Fresenborg
It will do Bella good, too; and if we can be of any use or comfort to you, it will seem a kind of reparation.
"A Canadian Heroine, Volume 2" by Mrs. Harry Coghill
Did he not owe her, too, some reparation?
"Conjuror's House" by Stewart Edward White
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In poetry:

How harsh are thorns to pears! and yet they make
A better hedge, and need lesse reparation.
How smooth are silks compared with a stake,
Or with a stone! yet make no good foundation.
"Providence" by George Herbert
And now, for years of senseless hate
And paltry, bitter strife,
For “reparation” come too late,
For sweetheart, mate and wife,
I tread her vile heart in the dust
And ashes of my life.
"The Peace Maker" by Henry Lawson

In news:

OurWeekly > features > refusing-reparations—-case-africville- nova-scotia .
It's called PRX Reparatives and it's intense.
California's gay " reparative therapy" ban faces legal test.
Dr Oz and Dr Drew Take on Reparative Therapy.
The antigay Liberty Counsel filed a civil rights lawsuit on Thursday against California's recently passed law banning " reparative therapy" that attempts to turn gay children straight.
Christian group backs away from reparative therapy for gays.
Robert Spitzer, founder of the 'gay cure,' apologizes for his reparative therapy study.
California has become the first state in the nation to ban so-called "reparative" or conversion therapy aimed at changing a minor's sexual orientation.
District Court Judge William Shubb ruled for the First Amendment rights of "reparative" therapy practitioners and questioned evidence that the practice harms young people.
The owner was sentenced to 70 hours community work and ordered to pay $500 reparation to the SPCA.
The California senate has voted to ban reparative therapy for gay and lesbian teens.
Attacks on Chile's Indigenous Peoples Thwart Efforts at Land Reparations The Nation.
With inflammation , you want the inflammatory reparative mechanisms to stay and not be blocked.
Reparations to Victims Should Address Causes of Conflict and Injustice .
Greek politicians are calling for Nazi reparations from Germany.
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In science:

Convergence de la r´eparation empirique vers la r´eparation th´eorique.
A Kernel Method for the Two-Sample Problem
The imminent LHC start up placed an emphasis on collider and flavour physics, especially on the p reparation for LHC data exploitation.
Four Statements about the Fourth Generation
Many external observers have classified Y2K problems as asset impairment problems to be remedied with reparative actions.
Informal Control code logic
Djouadi et al., “Higgs Physics” [hep-ph/9605437], p repared by the European Higgs working group on Physics with e+ e− Linear Colliders. V.
Weakly-Coupled Higgs Bosons and Precision Electroweak Physics
This makes difficult (if at all feasible) to find a repar ameterisation involving θ , which complicates the use of the classical approach.
Nonparametric inference for $P(X
The inclusion of such a cut eliminates the problems connected with gauge-invariance in the case of CC20 processes, for which the present version does not include any so-called “reparation” scheme [4, 5].
WWGENPV 2.0 - A Monte Carlo Event Generator for Four-Fermion Production at e+ e- Colliders
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