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Definition of mend noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

mend

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//mend//
 
; NAmE NAmE//mend//
 
 
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Word Origin Middle English: shortening of amend.Idioms
on the mend
 
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(informal) getting better after an illness or injury; improving after a difficult situation My leg is definitely on the mend now. Does he believe the economy's really on the mend? They’ve been to see a counsellor and their relationship seems to be on the mend. See related entries: Recovering from illness
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