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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


Synonymspatch


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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