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English verb: furbish up

1. furbish up (change) restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken


SamplesShe repaired her TV set.
Repair my shoes please.


Synonymsbushel, doctor, fix, mend, repair, restore, touch on


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)ameliorate, amend, better, improve, meliorate


Narrower (hyponym)cobble, darn, fiddle, fill, heel, patch, patch, patch up, piece, point, reheel, repoint, resole, revamp, sole, tinker, trouble-shoot, troubleshoot, vamp


Antonymsbust, break









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