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English verb: patch up

1. patch up (change) mend by putting a patch on

SamplesPatch a hole.

ExamplesThey patch up the cape


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something with something

Broader (hypernym)bushel, doctor, fix, furbish up, mend, repair, restore, touch on

2. patch up (communication) come to terms

SamplesAfter some discussion we finally made up.

Synonymsconciliate, make up, reconcile, settle

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)agree, concord, concur, hold

Narrower (hyponym)appease, make peace, propitiate

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